Claudette Petty, Lee's Summit, MO, died December 28, 2015. She was born April 10, 1933, the middle daughter of Jesse Edgar and Virginia Piper Petty. She lived on farms near Liberty, Lawson, and Kearney while commuting to her work in Kansas City and after retirement moved to John Knox Village. She leaves sisters, Eleanor Speaker of Liberty, MO, Harriet Vose and Jim of Canton, CT, and a niece and nephews, Rebecca Dempsey and Craig of Liberty, Jesse Vose and Jill of Fairfield, CT, David Vose and Jennifer of Springfield, MA, and Paul Speaker of Liberty. The family suggests memorial contributions to Wayside Waifs or to a charity of the donor's choice . Condolences for the family may be left at (Arr: Church-Archer-Pasley Funeral Home, 119 E. Franklin St., Liberty, MO 64068, 816-781- 2000) Newcomer's Church-Archer-Pasley Funeral Home, Dignity Memorial  Published in Kansas City Star on Jan. 3, 2016