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Betty L. Wisdom

July 15, 1932 — October 3, 2022

Harrisonville, Missouri

Betty L. Wisdom

Betty L. Mueller Wisdom, 90, passed away on October 3, 2022, at Research Medical Center, in Kansas City, Missouri.

Betty was born July 15, 1932, in Creighton, Missouri, to Louis David Mueller and Pearl Irene (Harris) Mueller. She was raised on farms in and around Garden City and Creighton, Missouri. She graduated from Creighton High School in 1950.

While raising three young daughters, she went to work in 1961 for Western Electric/AT&T in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. She would work there until she retired in 1988. She was only retired for a short time before continuing her work life at Compton Ridge Campground and the Showboat Branson Belle in Branson, Missouri.

Betty was introduced to the love of her life, Kenny, in July 1963. They married on October 5, 1963. They would add three more daughters to the family. They lived in Harrisonville, Missouri, until semi-retiring to Branson, Missouri, in 1988. They returned to Harrisonville in 2019.

Betty enjoyed her family, singing, dancing, camping, traveling and watching the girls in their numerous activities and sports. Betty and Kenny enjoyed many of the same things including traveling throughout the United States, cruises to Cancun and various islands in the Caribbean. Hawaii was one of their favorite places to visit.  With Kenny at her side, she enjoyed square and line dancing and was a member of the Hoot N Holler Square Dancers in Harrisonville and the Boot Kickers line dance group in Branson. She was a member of the First Christian Church, Harrisonville, where she enjoyed singing in the choir.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents and her husband of 59 years, William K. Wisdom.

Betty  is survived by her six daughters, Pamela Willhoit and her husband Carl of Springfield, MO, Vickie Jones of Concordia, MO, Marcia Boaz and her husband Tom of Springfield, MO, Sandy Wisdom of Mission, KS, Linda Wisdom and Cindy Wisdom both of Harrisonville, MO; five grandchildren, Jenni Nichols (Clark) , Bill Jones (Leslie), Carrie Jones,  Ben Mihlfeld, Nick Mihlfeld; four great grandchildren, Truman and Olivia Jones,  Coletun Wyant and Harper Mihlfeld; a sister, Marilyn (Bob) Thomas and a brother, Ron (Linda) Mueller both of Garden City, MO; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends .

Funeral Services will be held 10:30 a.m. Monday October 10, 2022 at Dickey Funeral Home Harrisonville, Missouri. Family will receive friends Monday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the chapel with internment in Trinity Lutheran Cemetery, Creighton, Missouri.

Family suggests contributions can be made to St. Judes Children's Research Hospital. Please mail contributions to P.O. Box 432 Harrisonville, Missouri.

 

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