Obituaries

Wilma Clevenger

February 20, 1929 - March 25, 2018

Service Date: March 29, 2018

Funeral Home Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs

Cemetery Old Union Cemetery

  • Visitation: 1-2p, Thursday, March 29, 2018, at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs
  • Funeral Service: 2p, Thursday, March 29, 2018, at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs
  • Burial in Old Union Cemetery

Wilma Nadine “Dean” (Miller) Clevenger, 89, of Lawson, MO, was called home to our Lord on March 25, 2018, at North Kansas City Hospital.

Visitation will be 1-2pm, Thursday, March 29, 2018, at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Excelsior Springs. Funeral Service will follow at 2pm. Burial in Old Union Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Assoc. 6800 93rd St., Overland Park, KS 66212.

Wilma Nadine, a homemaker, was born February 20, 1929, in Stet, MO, the daughter of William Isaac “Bill” & Helen Irene (O’dell) Miller. She grew up with four siblings in Trask and Vibbard, MO. Wilma was united in marriage to Charles Wesley Clevenger on Christmas Eve, 1947 in Cameron, MO. They resided in Kansas City and Lawson, MO, most of their 49 married years.

Wilma Nadine is survived by her son: Kenneth Clevenger and significant other Mary Hedgepath of Kansas City, MO; daughter: Marcia (Keith) Willis of Wentzville, MO; three brothers: Glen Miller of Pontiac, IL, Daniel (Muriel) Miller of Lincoln, MO, and Ray (Linda) Miller of Lennon, MI; one sister: Sue (Norman) Happy of Excelsior Springs, MO; nine grandchildren: Mike (Gayla) Striplin, Ronda (Kevin) Freeman, Kenny Clevenger, Michelle (James) Dean, Holly O’dell, Crystal (Matt) Rother, Jessica (Jonathan) Houser, Christina (Josh) Atkins, and Wesley (Jennifer) Clevenger; 29 great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.

Wilma Nadine was preceded in death by her parents: Bill & Helen Miller; infant brother: David Miller; infant sister: Annie Miller; her husband: Charles Clevenger; and son: Dwight Clevenger.

Wilma Nadine joined the Baptist Church and accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior early in life. She enjoyed telling family and friends about being Baptized by a one-legged Baptist preacher in Jack’s Fork Creek in South MO. She loved going to church, gospel music, and shared her faith throughout her lifetime with family and friends. Wilma Nadine was a member of the Assembly of God Church most of her married life. She was a member of the First Baptist Church, Lake St. Louis, upon her death.

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