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In Memory of

Deretha Fern Price

May 13, 1933 - October 12, 2016

Obituary


Deretha (Dee) Fern Price, Lee's Summit, MO, joined her beloved husband Bill, her parents Robert and Minnie, brother Virgil and sister Ruth in eternal rest October 12th, 2016. Dee is survived by her children and brothers Carl and Gene Dake.
Dee was born May 13th, 1933 in Dixon, MO, and moved with her family to the Kansas City area as a young girl. Dee worked at Lerner's dress shop as a teen and later at Western Auto, Sears and I.R.S. She married her neighbor across the alley, Army veteran and K.C. Police Officer...

Deretha (Dee) Fern Price, Lee's Summit, MO, joined her beloved husband Bill, her parents Robert and Minnie, brother Virgil and sister Ruth in eternal rest October 12th, 2016. Dee is survived by her children and brothers Carl and Gene Dake.
Dee was born May 13th, 1933 in Dixon, MO, and moved with her family to the Kansas City area as a young girl. Dee worked at Lerner's dress shop as a teen and later at Western Auto, Sears and I.R.S. She married her neighbor across the alley, Army veteran and K.C. Police Officer William (Bill) Price in 1955. They remained together until Bill's passing in 2011.
Dee and Bill raised two children, daughter Debby (husband Brian Garbee), and son Mike (wife Pamela Price). They also enjoyed doting on two grandchildren, Courtney and Carter Price. Family and friends can attest to her skill as a homemaker, hostess, seamstress, gardener and chef. Dee was a lifelong member of The Church of Christ. Dee was an avid people person, and spent her life demonstrating Christ's love, working, laughing, loving and making friends.
Services will be held Tuesday, October 18th, at Mt. Moriah, Newcomer & Freeman Funeral Home, 10507 Holmes Rd., Kansas City, MO 64131. Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m. followed by funeral service at 11:00 a.m. Memorial contributions may be made to Christian Family Services, 10500 Barkley, Suite 216, Overland Park, Ks, 66212

Arrangements under the direction of Mt Moriah, Newcomer & Freeman Funeral Home, Kansas City, MO.