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Lois Mae (Schmutz) Chambon-Dial passed as a child of God on October 14, 2016. Visitation will be held Monday, October 17, 6-9pm at First Baptist Church Raytown, Missouri with services Tuesday 10am at the church. Burial will follow at Zion Cemetery in Mayview, Missouri. Lois requested in lieu of flowers for contributions to the Christmas Pageant at First Baptist Church Raytown.
Lois was born to Sylvan & Esther Schmutz on August 23, 1934 in Mayview, Missouri. Lois attended Wheatley one room school for grades 1-6 and Mayview High School for grades 7-12. She grew up on the family farm and after graduating moved to Kansas City. Her first job was at Sears Roebuck which lasted 22 years. Lois attended Bales Baptist Church in NE Kansas City where she accepted the Lord as Savior and met her first husband Edward Chambon. She worked at the Raytown Christian Church for 12-1/2 years and First Baptist Church Raytown for 17-1/2 years as secretary to the associate pastor. She had a genuine love for serving people as reflected in how she faithfully and sacrificially met the needs of the congregation. Lois sang in the choir, taught and directed Bible Study classes. She participated in mothers club for Boy Scouts. She was a member of Royal Ridge Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association for 28 years, holding various officer positions.
She is preceded in death by her parents and former husband. She is survived by husband Al Dial of the home; two sons Gregory Chambon (wife Jennie) of Overland Park, KS and Bradley Chambon (wife Delsie) of Mission, KS; three step-children Steven Dial, Melissa Davis and Timothy Dial; five grandchildren Hallie, Gregory Jr, Clayton, Elliott and Quinn Chambon; four step-grandchildren Allison Helton, Bradley Davis, Rachael and Emily Dial; three step-great-grandchildren Hannah, Ryan and Taylor Helton; two sisters Mary Thomson and Martha Hawthorne; two brothers George and Norman Schmutz.