Cleta Lavern Davisson Decker, 91, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at Wilshire of Lakewood in Lee’s Summit, MO.
A funeral service is scheduled for 2:00 PM on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at Langsford Funeral Home in Lee’s Summit, MO. A visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Floral Hills East Cemetery in Lee’s Summit, MO.
Ms. Decker was born on November 27, 1927 in Greenwood, MO to Moses M. and Lila B. (Logan) Davisson. She was married to Virgil Decker. He preceded her in death in 1975. She was a member of Pleasant Grove Bible Church then became a member of Grace Baptist Church of Lee’s Summit. She worked at Drumm Farm in Independence, then Jackson County Hospital where she retired after 29 years. She also worked part time as an attendant at Laundry Mat, Browning Merchantile. She had many career fields, her best being a mom.
She is survived by her son in-law, Stan McConahay, of Blue Springs, MO; son, Larry Newman and his wife, Patricia, of Flippin, Arkansas; daughters, Jacqueline Kamphefner and her husband, Ron, of North Kansas City, MO, Janice Hile, of Blue Springs, MO, Joyce West and her husband Donald, of Greenwood, MO; son, James Decker and his wife, Diane, of Blue Springs, MO; grandchildren, Kimberly and Jim Henson, Cindy and Chris Nelson, Jennifer and David Cox, Rev. Scott Newman and Mary Jane, Diahanne and Paul Vangulick, Alissia and David Patty, Destry and Sandy Kamphefner, Lorie and Jason Hart, Keith and Farah Hile, Johnathan and Jessica Decker, Mathew Decker, Melissa and Dale Miller, Joshua and Erin Decker, Jamie Martin, and Jenna and Christopher Dale; 29 great-grandchildren; 3 great great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Cleta was preceded by her daughter, Elizabeth in 2007; brother, Kenneth Davisson in 1970; sister, Bernice Boten in 1998; and her brother, Bernard Davisson in 2015.