Essie Edna Faulconer Rearick, 102, of Sedalia, died Thursday, January 23, 2014 at Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Monday, January 27, 2014 at LaMonte Christian Church with the Rev. Gene Smith officiating. Pallbearers will be grandsons. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9 a.m. until service time at the church. Memorial donations are suggested to the Center for Human Services, or the American Cancer Society, in care of McLaughlin Funeral Chapel.

Born April 4, 1911 in Linn County, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Newton H. and Etta Marshall Fisher. On August 23, 1929 in Sedalia, she married Paul S. Faulconer, who preceded her in death on May 22, 1959. On April 4, 1966 in Ellicott City, MD she married Stuart Rearick, who preceded her in death on June 30, 1975. She is survived by two children, James W. Faulconer (JoAnn), of Inverness, FL and Eula Ann Trelow (Gene), of LaMonte; 9 grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren and many great-great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a son, Paul S. Faulconer, Jr.; four brothers and five sisters.

Mrs. Rearick was raised in northwestern Pettis County. She was a lifelong member of LaMonte Christian Church. She was a homemaker and worked as a short order cook for a number of years. She loved quilting and flowers, especially Iris. She loved her God and her church family.