Betty Jean Landon

Betty Jean Landon

SEDALIA - Betty Jean Landon, 89, of Sedalia, passed away Thursday, January 23, 2014 at Sylvia Thompson Residence Center, Sedalia. She was born on April 19, 1924 in Sedalia, a daughter of Manfred and Wilmeth Johnson, who preceded her in death.

On April 30, 1944 in Sedalia she was united in marriage to Marion "Gene" Landon, who preceded her in death on April 8, 1992.

Betty was a long-life resident of Sedalia. She enjoyed traveling and was an avid collector. She was a member of Wesley United Methodist Church, Sedalia.

She is survived by one daughter, Leslie (Rick) Zumwalt, of Sedalia; three grandchildren, Angie Dick, Cherie Pemberton, Dirk Zumwalt; and seven great-grandchildren, Madison, Logan, Tyler, Morgan, Skyler, Michael, and Gabby.

Graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Memorial Park Cemetery, Sedalia with Rev. Ray Haught officiating.

The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. Saturday, January 25, 2014 at Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia.

Pallbearers will be family members. Memorial contributions are suggested to Cross Roads Hospice.

Online condolences to the family at

Funeral Home

Rea Funeral Chapel
1001 S. Limit Sedalia, MO 65301
(660) 826-4732
Published in on Jan. 25, 2014