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Betty L. Williams

Betty Lou (Momberg) Williams, 85, of Sedalia, died Friday, August 24, 2018, at her home.

She was born April 25, 1933, in Sedalia, daughter of George H. and Mabel Cunningham Momberg. On December 12, 1954, at East Sedalia Baptist Church, she was united in marriage to C.H. Williams, Jr., who survives of the home.

She was a 1951 graduate of Smith-Cotton High School, and a 1955 graduate of Central Missouri State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in Education degree, majoring in art.

Betty was employed by Sedalia School District #200 for approximately 40 years, teaching Art at Horace Mann, Washington, Hubbard, and Striped College Elementary Schools.

She was also an integral part of Williams Family Farms, Inc., serving as secretary-treasurer and board member. After retiring from teaching, Betty spent many years doing whatever she could to assist in their farming operation.

Betty was a life-long member of East Sedalia Baptist Church. She taught Sunday School (4 and 5 yr. olds) for many years, supported numerous youth group activities, and served on various committees. Wherever there was a need, Betty was willing to help.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by a daughter, Susan Lemler and her fiancé Jerry Meyer, of Sedalia; a son, Ted Williams and his wife, Merrilyn, of Sedalia; three granddaughters, Laura Goss and her husband Jeremy, of Warrensburg; Melissa Shipman and her husband Wyatt, of Blue Springs; and Leslie Paredes-Jackson, of Sedalia; four great-grandchildren; and a sister-in-law, Peggy Curran, of Sedalia.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Harold Momberg; a son-in-law, Paul Lemler; and several sisters-and-brothers-in-law.

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 28, 2018, at Heckart Funeral Home. Burial will follow the service at Hopewell Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday evening at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be Jeremy Goss, Wyatt Shipman, Jesse Paredes, Don Tatman, Roger Waters and David Bergman.

Honorary pallbearers will be the Salt and Light Sunday School Class from East Sedalia Baptist Church.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the American Diabetes Association or the American Cancer Society.
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