In Loving Memory …

Grace A. Branaugh

Grace A. Branaugh, 90, formerly of Stover, passed away Sunday, June 16, 2019 at Bothwell Regional Health Center in Sedalia.

She was born December 1, 1928 in Chula, MO, a daughter of Robert Lee and Neva (Trumbo) Billings.  On September 13, 1952 in Yankton, SD, she married Walter Branaugh who preceded her in death on November 8, 2009.

Grace attended First United Methodist Church Celebration Center in Sedalia.  She enjoyed vegetable gardening and quilting.

Survivors include three children, Harry Hayes of Hughesville, MO, Darrel Hayes of Mesa, AZ and Merry Moore of Sedalia, MO; six grandchildren and several great and great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to both of her parents and her husband she was preceded in death by a son-in-law; Rusty Moore, daughter-in-law; Pauline Hayes, four siblings, Ernest, Ronald, Marie and Maxine.

Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Thursday, June 20, 2019 at Heckart Funeral Home in Sedaila.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, June 21, 2019, at the funeral home with Rev. Jim Downing officiating.

Casket bearers will be Jeff Hayes, Brad Hayes, Donnie Moore, James Moore, Michael Hayes, Clint Hayes and Jay Moore.

Burial will be held at a later date at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville, MO.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Donor’s Choice.



  1. sorry for your loss R.I.P. now Gracie <3

  2. Miss Grace, I enjoyed taking care of you. You were such a sweet lady. I will miss you.

  3. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Grace was more ready to go than we were to lose her. She was a blessing to all who knew her.

  4. To the family(ies) of “Miss Grace” I had the pleasure of taking care of this sweet lady many times . She was a sweet , sweet lady and appreciated those who cared for her . She said to me once “I can tell if someone is a caregiver or someone who truly cares “ . Let us ALL be someone’s someone that “truly cares” !!

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