Louetta Verlea Rader, 78, of Chillicothe MO passed away at Hedrick Medical Center on Tuesday, April 21, 2015.
Louetta was born on March 19, 1937 in Avalon MO to William and Imogene (Cooper) Wheelbarger. She married Clarence Gilbert Rader in Chillicothe MO on January 20, 1962. Louetta and her family moved to Gillette, Wyoming in 1968. She worked as a cook and supervisor for the Campbell County School District for a number of years. Louetta and Clarence returned to Chillicothe in 1999. Louetta was a wonderful cook and seamstress and was a mentor to all her children and grandchildren and she also lead her family to Christ.
Louetta committed her life to Christ in 1967. She enjoyed studying the Bible and being a witness to others. She also loved to make crafts and cooking and playing with her grand children. She really enjoyed face book because she could stay in touch with all her loved ones.
She is survived by her husband, Clarence of the home; three daughters, Nyoka R. Tennant and husband Larry of Lakewood Colorado, Ravin Frost of Chillicothe MO, and Rebel S. Wood and husband Tim of Gillette WY; one son, Travis G. Rader of Gillette WY; nine grandchildren, Shaun Blake, Christina Sharman, Waverly Frost, Waylon Rader, Kela Gilson and Autum Dudley, Lauren Hoffmeyer, Michael Becker and Conner Becker; two brothers, Ralph Wheelbarger and wife Pat of Chillicothe, and William Leon Wheelbarger and wife Christel of Catonment FL; 15 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.
Louetta was preceded in death by her parents, a grandson Rhett T. Frost and a granddaughter Brittany N. Rader.
Memorials in honor of Louetta Rader may be made to Calvary Baptist Church and left at the funeral home or mailed to Heritage Funeral Home, 3141 N. Washington Chillicothe MO 64601. On-line condolences may be left at www.heritage-becausewecare.com
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Heritage Funeral Home, Chillicothe.
Burial will be at May Cemetery, Chula MO.
A visitation will be held 1 hour prior to the service on Saturday, April 25, 2015 (from 10:00 a.m. until time of service at 11:00 a.m.)
Arrangements are under the direction of Heritage Funeral Home, Chillicothe MO