Sally Loreda Botts, daughter of the late James Edward White and Sylvia Goodman White was born on April 19, 1929 in Bernie, Mo. and died at her residence in Bernie on Sunday, March 27, 2011 at the age of 81.
Mrs. Botts had worked at the JC Penny Credit Department in Huntington Beach, Calif. until her retirement. She was a homemaker, a member of The Order of Eastern Star Dexter Chapter #311 of Dexter, Mo. and was a Dual Member of the Order of Eastern Star Carnation Chapter #141 of Bernie. She also was a member of the United Methodist Church of Bernie.
She was united in marriage to Wayne E. Crandall in the year 1946. Mr. Crandall preceded his wife in death in 1976. She later married Everett Lee Botts Jr. in August 1987. Mr. Botts preceded his wife in death on June 29, 2005.
Other survivors include, two sons, Lynn R. Crandall and wife, Beckye, of Oklahoma City, Okla., Larry R. Crandall and wife, Sandra, of Fountain Valley, Calif.; one daughter, Anita G. Baker and husband, John, of Pagosa Springs, Colo.; one brother, James Thomas White of Belleville, Ill.; two sisters, Jeanette Stone of Bernie and Allene Cooper of Greenville, Ill.; six grandchildren, Sean Crandall and wife, Angie, R.J. Crandall and wife, Sherri, Jillian Clausi and husband, Joe, Erica Bauer and husband, Eric, Steven Baker and wife, Danielle, Sheri Vallejo and husband, Danny; 14 great-grandchildren, Brayden Crandall, Reece Crandall, Beckett Crandall, Emma Crandall, Taylor Crandall, Easton Crandall, Brandon Clausi, Clayton Bauer, Steven Bauer, Aubrey Baker, Zachery Baker, Baylee Baker, Alex Vallejo and Garrett Vallejo. She is also survived by other relatives and many friends.
Along with her parents, first husband, Mr. Crandall and by her second husband, Mr. Botts, she was preceded in death by three step-brothers, Robert White, Royce White and Harry White; and by three sisters, Shirley Causey, Anna May Piquet and Pansy White.
Visitation will take place at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie, Mo. on Thursday evening, March 31, 2011 from 5:30 - 8 p.m. An Eastern Star service will be held at 7 p.m.in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel. Funeral services will be conducted on Friday, April 1, 2011 at 10 a.m. in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Bernie with Rev. Susan Marner-Sides officiating. Interment will follow in the Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield, Mo. Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Bernie in charge of arrangements.