Katheryn Maude Moffet Sitton


Katheryn Maude Sitton, age 89, Joplin, MO, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, July 26, 2019, at Freeman Hospital.
Katheryn was born November 12, 1929, in Joplin, daughter of the late Frankie and Agnes (Branham) Moffet. Katheryn attended Joplin schools and was a long-time active member of Fellowship Baptist Church, where she taught Sunday school for many years. In her final years, she was a member of Wellspring Church, Webb City, MO.
Katheryn loved traveling and spending time with her family. She enjoyed living life, and spent most of her time laughing and telling stories with her family and friends.
She married the love of her life, David L Sitton, on July 3, 1947. They owned and operated Sitton Motor Lines. They enjoyed 47 wonderful years together before he preceded her in death on December 31, 1994.
In addition to her parents and husband, Katheryn was also preceded in death by a sister, Phyllis Hemphill.
She is survived by her three children, Richard (Dick) Sitton and wife, Lana, Cindy Tignor and husband, Bob, all of Joplin, and D. Michael (Mike) Sitton and wife, Cheri, Tulsa, OK; siblings, Earl Moffet, Sweet Home, OR, Robert Moffet, Granby, MO, Ronald Moffet, Chelsea, OK, and Mary Moffet Alexander, Mullan, ID; 10 grandchildren, Chad Sitton, Jennifer Wilkins and husband, Lonnie, Alison Parker, Brian Sitton and wife, Paige, Brad Sitton and wife, Jennifer, W. Lance Tignor and wife, Dusti, Staci Saunders and husband, Tracy, Dustin Tignor and wife, Kati, Emily Bird and husband, Tyler, and Damon Sitton; 25 great-grandchildren, whom she loved dearly.
Funeral services are planned for Tuesday, July 30, at 11 a.m. at Wellspring Church, 2424 N Main Street, Webb City. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 10 a.m. until service time at the church. Private family interment will be at Forest Park Cemetery, with grandsons serving as pallbearers.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary.
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2 posts

Doug Hayes
Jul 30, 2019
Staci, so sorry to read of your grandmother..thinking of you.
Caky Chickering
Jul 28, 2019
Oh Cindy, I am so sorry in the loss of your Mom. My thoughts and prayers for you and family.