Vera M. Marlett, 76 of Boonville, Mo. passed away Monday, March 9, 2015.
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There will be a celebration of Vera's life at Davis Funeral Chapel Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 10am-noon, with distribution of ashes following the celebration at the home of her son, Ken and wife, Kelley. Anyone wishing to participate is invited to Ken's house after the celebration of life at the funeral home.
Vera Mae Marlett was born April 7, 1938, in Woodland, California, the daughter of James Evans and June Weddle Evans. The first fourteen years of her life she was raised by her grandmother, Emily McIntire, to whom she is forever grateful. She married William George Marlett Jr. May 9, 1962 in Lawndale, CA. He preceded her in death in 1990. They are the parents of three children. Kenneth Marlett and wife, Kelley of Boonville, Mo., James Thomas Marlett and wife Christine of Houston, Texas., and David Marlett and wife Missy of Columbia, Mo.
Vera spent most of her adult life in the Kansas City area where she was employed by King Louis International Screen printing. She was a member of the Moose Lodge and a Rebecca. She enjoyed eating out, crafts, shopping and traveling. She also enjoyed spending time with her family; especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Vera left behind nine very special grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, with two more on the way, and countless others that considered her a surrogate mom or grandma. Besides her husband William, Vera is preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn Galye Carney and her husband, Jesse; a brother, Steve Evans and his wife Beth; and her half brother Ted Evans. She is survived by a half brother. Terry Evans of California.
Vera wished to extend a special thank you to her daughter-in-laws for the loving and unshelfish care she was given and for being there for her through such difficult times.
Memorials are suggested to the
Davis Funeral Chapel Inc
1397 W Ashley Rd
Boonville, MO 65233
Published in Boonville Daily News from Mar. 11 to Mar. 18, 2015