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Wednesday, April 28, 2021

Obituary - Marie R. Whitted

Marie R (Cromer) Whitted, 84, Clinton, MO died September 18, 2020, in Spring, TX. A private family graveside service is planned for a later time. Burial will be in Brownington, MO. Fond memories and condolences may be left online at

Marie was preceded in death by her husband Dale Whitted, infant son Lawrence Whitted, and daughter Catherine Whitted. She is survived by her children Norman Whitted (Terry), Karen Swingler (Lyle), and Joyce Whitted, all of Kansas City, MO, and Fred Whitted (Madeline), Spring, TX. She leaves five grandchildren (Erika, Charlie, Molly, Jordyn, Bryan) and six great-grandchildren (Max, Wiley, Vada, Evelyn, Chloe, Callie).

Marie was born on November 16, 1935, in Prescott, KS to Frank and Pat Cromer. One of seven children, she was raised on the family farm near Mound City, KS. After graduation, she married Dale, and they built a home in Kansas City, MO. In 1966, they moved to Clinton, MO for Dale’s work. Marie was a homemaker while raising her children. 

She later ran Whitted Real Estate in Lowry City, MO. Marie was an avid quilter and gave away many quilts to friends, family members, and the Warsaw, MO cancer drive. She was a member of Holy Rosary Church in Clinton.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Cystic Fibrosis Foundation or Children’s Mercy Hospital