Mary Elizabeth Cureton, 103, of Sedalia, died Sunday, Dec. 25, 2005, at Rest Haven Convalescent and Retirement Home.

She was born Dec. 1, 1902, in Sedalia, the daughter of Joseph and Josie Dillard Cabler. On Nov. 12, 1927, in Sedalia, she married Everett Cureton, who died Dec. 12, 1986.

She was a member of the Baptist Memorial Church, in northeast Pettis County. She enjoyed gardening, cooking and baby-sitting the neighbors' children.

She was also predeceased by a son, Larry Cureton.

Graveside services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Union Cemetery, with the Rev. Dr. Donald J. Allcorn officiating. Burial will be at Union Cemetery. Friends may call after 1 p.m. Tuesday, at Ewing-Schutte-Semler Funeral Home.

There will be no visitation.

The family suggests contributions to the Children's Therapy Center.

Source: The Sedalia Democrat, 27 Dec 2005
Submitter: Justin Watkins