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Betty Mae Stiverson (Miller) 72 entered the presence of her Savior Jesus on December 26, 2019.
On this day she was reunited with her husband Curtiss A Stiverson, daughter Angela J Stiverson, parents Arthur C Miller and Ethel E Miller (Stewart), sister Patricia A Hagler (Miller) and her parent in-laws Arthur G Stiverson and Doris C M Stiverson (Gregory).
Betty was born in Kentucky on February 12, 1947 and grew up in Independence, MO. She married Curtiss on May 27, 1967 and raised two daughters. She loved to garden and grow different types of roses and fruit trees. She participated in the Independence, MO and Holden, MO garden clubs. She enjoyed entering her garden and flower items in the town fairs and would win several blue ribbons. While living in Independence she worked at Marjorie’s girls and boys boutique as a sales associate, Maywood Terrace Living Center as a CNA and worked on a night crew janitorial team for the Kansas City Royals Stadium. She loved to sew, macramé and crochet. She would make afghans, mitts, hats, booties and pot holders to give to family and friends. She also helped in sewing outfits for the Fairmount Christian Youth choir to wear on their summer choir tours. As a member of Fairmount Christian Church she participated in the adult Sunday school and bible study and was an adamant prayer warrior. She participated as a Blue Bird leader in her neighbor hood to support the growth of her daughters. She supported the VFW post 1000 Auxiliary as a member. In 1984 she moved with Curtiss and her family to Holden, MO until their children graduated from High School and then she moved to Kingsville, MO. She attended Forest Grove Baptist Church as a member and continued her love of Christ by sharing in the primary Sunday school as long as her health allowed.
Betty is survived by two daughters Penny J Stiverson (Summer Calder) of Ogden, UT and Elizabeth C Baker (Scotty) of Pleasant Hill, MO. Grandsons Alexander S Baker of Pleasant hill, MO and Brandon L Stiverson (Allison) of Oak Harbor, WA. Sister Vera J Bolin (Dan) of Raytown, MO and numerous nieces and nephews. Betty donated her physical body to medical science and will be missed by many family members and friends.
Celebration of life to be held on January 16, 2020 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm at the VFW Post 5789 located at 329 SE Douglas St, Lee’s Summit, MO 64063. Potluck to start at 6:30pm, please bring a dish and your favorite memories of Betty to share.
Tami Wegner says
My heartfelt condolences to your family, her life showed her love for God and her family, We will all miss her, but I praise God that she isn’t suffering anymore and that God has made her whole, love, Tami Wegner.