Lillie Leloa “Tince” Weeks Schrader died April 5, 2020 at Bothwell Regional Hospital with family by her side.
She was born on March 12, 1944 in Trapptown, Alabama, a daughter of Andrew and Gracie (Bishop) Weeks.
On January 12, 1961 she married Jerry Schrader. Tince retired after 30 years from Turner Manufacturing in Sycamore, Illinois. She then worked for 10 years at Dresden School in Dresden, Missouri before full retirement.
Tince loved spending time with her family, including many years of lake house fun with her grandchildren. Her dog Missy also brought her lots of joy.
She is survived by her husband of 59 years; two daughters, Mechelle Beasley (David) of Creighton, Missouri and Regina Craig (Donnie) of Otterville, Missouri; seven grandchildren, Nicholas, Brandon, Macheznie, Brianna, Dustin, Mason and Reanna; four great-grandchildren: Emmett, Ella, Grayson and Libbie; one sister, Cathey Schrader; two brothers, Bo Weeks and Grailen Weeks; and many nieces and nephews.
She was proceeded in death by a son Steve Schrader; five sisters, Nola Isomer, Buddy Harris, Hick Dennis, Shirley Rose, and twin sister Sop Holloway; four brothers, RC Weeks, JD Weeks, Gene Weeks, and Linden Weeks.
Tince will be cremated with a family celebration of life later this summer.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Sedalia Animal Shelter and may be left in the care of Heckart Funeral Home.
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