In Loving Memory …

Marjorie Dean Haley

Marjorie Dean Haley, 98, of Sedalia, passed away Friday, February 7, 2020 at the Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center.

She was born on January 24, 1922 in Longwood, MO, a daughter of William C. and Hortense (Raines) Walk.  On March 24, 1940 at the Longwood Presbyterian Church she was united in marriage to William Ray Haley, who preceded her in death on April 30, 1967.

Marjorie was a member of the Longwood Presbyterian Church.  She worked at the Oasis Café at Marshall Junction, Four Trees Café in Boonville and she also worked at Waterloo.  She enjoyed crocheting, quilting and vegetable gardening.  Marjorie was a good cook and will be known for her cinnamon rolls and her coconut cream pies which everyone loved to eat.

Survivors include one son, Ray Dean Haley (Jonetta) and one grandson William Douglas Haley (Donna).

In addition to both of her parents and her husband she was preceded in death by four brothers, Herschel, James, William Hall, and Kenneth; one sister Geraldine.

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, February 12, 2020 at Memorial Park Cemetery in Sedalia.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Donor’s Choice.


  1. Stan & Charlotte Jobe

    Ray and Jonetta

    So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. We pray your memories of her will sustain and comfort you during this difficult time.

  2. Terry & Mindy Walk

    She was a great woman who made the best cinnamon rolls! She had a great heart and was loved by everyone. Sorry to hear of her passing. May she rest in peace.

  3. Ray and Jonetta,
    Sorry to hear this. Our deepest sympathies to you and your family.
    Glen and Debbie Hoskins

  4. She was a great lady that will be missed. Prayers to the family.

  5. You will be greatly missed. Hope your finally at peace. Your cinnamon rolls were a family favorite along with your wit.

  6. Dear Haley Family, my sincere sympathy and prayers upon the loss of your Mom and grandmom. Although I did not know her, reading her obit made my mouth water thinking about her pastries and pies. I am sure she will be missed but that taste will linger and her memory, too. Fondly, Pam

  7. Chris and Lynn Payne

    Sending thoughts and prayers for all.

  8. I am sorry to hear of Marjorie’s passing. I will forever have fond memories of the good times spent with her. I am praying for you all to be comforted in this season of loss.

    Robin May

  9. Ray and Jonetta my deepest sympathy for the loss of your precious Mother. I always looked forward to seeing her at the Longwood Church gatherings. What a great lady and yes, she made delicious coconut pies!!

  10. Ron & SandyOtten

    Ray and Jonette our thoughts are with you…Marge Allee will miss her buddy Marjorie Haley!!!

  11. Ray & Marsha Scheese

    So sorry to hear of Marg’s passing. Fond memories of bidding on and eating her delightful pies and rolls. We loved knowing her through Longwood church. She blessed many in her lifetime may those memories comfort you in this time of loss.

  12. Ray and Jonetta,
    My deepest sympathy for the loss of Marjorie (Grandma). I will always have wonderful memories of her cooking fried chicken and cinnamon rolls and trying to teach me how to make gravy. She was always so good to me and I will miss her very much. My thoughts and prayers are with you all as you mourn the loss of such a wonderful person.

    Tana Murray

  13. So very sorry to hear of the loss of your mother, Ray. My sympathy to you and your family at this time of great sorrow.

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