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Fayette Walker Alsbury

Fayetta Walker Alsbury, age 91, a lifelong resident of Stanberry, Missouri passed away Monday, May 10, 2021 surrounded by family at the Pineview Manor.

She was born the daughter of Fay Walker and Hattie Duley Walker on May 21, 1929.  Fayetta graduated from Stanberry High School in 1947 and the following May 22, 1948 was joined in marriage to James R.  Alsbury of Stanberry.

Fayetta was a telephone operator and later worked for Seth Redmond and Truman Wharton.  She also worked for the Stanberry Public Schools as a cook.  Her reputation in the kitchen was well-known around the town.  She was a Girl Scout Leader, member of the “Stanberry Squares” Square Dancing Club, and a 60 year member of the Stanberry United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her daughters, Marsha (Lynn) Leopard of Chillicothe, Missouri and Michelle Alsbury of Kansas City, Missouri; daughter-in-Law, Pati Alsbury of Kansas City; grandchildren, Chris Alsbury, Matthew (Katie) Leopard, Nathan (Jen) Leopard, Hayley (Tom) Brockman and Ashley Alsbury; great grandchildren,  Christina (Kendal) Bears, Jonas Leopard, Caroline & Jack Leopard and Barrett Brockman and great-great grandchildren, Alina & David Bears.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Alfred Walker; son, Mark and daughter-in-law, Cathy Messner Alsbury.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Monday, May 17 at Roberson Funeral Home, Stanberry, MO.  Burial will follow in High Ridge Cemetery, Stanberry, MO. The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00 a.m. Monday at the funeral home where friends may call from 4:00-7:00 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Stanberry United Methodist Church, in care of the Roberson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 153, Stanberry, Missouri 64489. Online condolences may be left at

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