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Thresia Fewell

“Momma Tee”

Thresia Deanne Fewell was born on March 18, 1948, to the union of Elmer Eugene Crowley and Lois Anna Bass in Kansas City, Missouri. She spent her early childhood years with her mother and her relatives in Knob Noster, Missouri. When she was a teenager she and her mother moved to Higginsville, MO. There she excelled in school and played the bass drum in the high school marching band. After high school, she had aspirations of becoming a teacher and attended Central Missouri State University (UCM). She held various jobs in and around the Warrensburg Area, such as the Warrensburg Shoe Factory, and Unitog, and after both businesses closed, she entered into the food service industry, where she worked for over 35 years. To know her was to love her, everyone called her “Momma Tee”.

She really enjoyed fishing and would go “casting out” every chance that she got. She also was an avid gardener, and always kept a lush garden as well as many flowers, trees, and plants in and around her home. She was also an excellent cook and created many legendary meals for those who visited her home.

At an early age, she accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior. She was baptized in the Baptist denomination in 1968. She loved the Lord and raised her sons in the faith.

On Christmas Eve 1976, she married Wayman H. Fewell, Sr. He preceded her in death in 1992. In 2007, she met and began a relationship with her dear friend Rick Lucas of Clinton, Missouri.

On Friday, February 17


, 2023, at 9 pm, she was called home to glory. She leaves behind two living sons George D. Bass and Tonni D. Fewell, and one stepson, Wayman H. Fewell, Jr., in addition to another son Julius R. Fewell, who preceded her in death in July 2021. Eleven Grandchildren; Tiara N. Coleman, Savannah G. Bass, Kesean C. Fewell, Jayden A. Fewell, Jay Gold, Anthonni W. Fewell, Tyler M. Fewell, Elijah W. Hammer, Julian Fewell, Neveah D. Fewell, and Julius Fewell II. Four great-grandchildren; Tamaries Coleman, Jamaira Coleman, Tamia Coleman, and Jeremiah Craig.  Along with a host of family, friends, colleagues, and honorary sons, daughters, and grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life Gathering will be held on March 4


, 2023 @ Heckart Funeral Home; 903 South Ohio Ave, Sedalia, MO 65301 at 1:00 p.m., with kind words from friends and family beginning at 2:30 p.m. The family has decided not to have a repast afterwards.

If you would like to send a Condolence card please send to: George Bass P.O. Box 342 Hallsville, MO 65255.

Thank you and God Bless!

“ Jesus said to her, I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me will live, even though they may die and whoever lives by believing in me will never die.” (

John 11:25-26

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