Obituary and Service Information for Wilma Delois Lay- Prosser

Prosser, Wilma Delois Lay-

Date: Friday, May 8, 2020
Time: 5:00 pm- 8:00 pm

Visitation Location:
Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto, Missouri

Date: Saturday, May 9, 2020
Time: 10:00 am

Service Location:
Mahn Funeral Home DeSoto

Peaceful Ridge Cemetery

American Cancer Society

Wilma Delois Lay-Prosser of DeSoto, passed away Saturday, May 2, 2020 at her home at the age of 80 years. She was born on October 28, 1939 at Truman, Arkansas the daughter of the late Georgia (Wright) Brewer-Burns and Daniel Brewer. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her first husband Melvin R. Lay, Sr., her second husband William F. Prosser, Sr., a brother Carl Brewer, two sisters, Agnes Hanners and Jeanne Carmon, and a grandson Carl Jason Lay.

Wilma was a faithful member of the DeSoto First Assembly of God where she enjoyed spending time with her church family and listening to music and God’s word. She also enjoyed crocheting, quilting, and traveling…particularly to the beach.

She will be missed by all those who knew and loved her including her three sons, Melvin R. Lay, Jr. of French Village, James and wife Lisa Lay of Heidenheimer, Texas, and David and wife Emily Prosser of Crystal City, four daughters, Deborah Bequette of DeSoto, Terry and husband Tim Glore of Festus, Linda Dunn of Herculaneum, and Jeanne and husband Carl Reeves of Festus, three brothers, Don and wife Diane Carmon of the State of Florida, Bobby and wife June Burns of Marmaduke, Arkansas, and Billy and wife Landa Burns of the State of Oklahoma, a beloved nephew Danny Hanners of the State of Michigan, 25 grandchildren, 33 great-grandchildren, and numerous other relatives and dear friends.

The family will receive friends and neighbors on Friday, May 8, 2020 from 5 pm to 8 pm at the Mahn Funeral Home in DeSoto. Funeral services will be officiated by Pastor Derek Jones at 10 am on Saturday at the Mahn Desoto Chapel followed by burial in Peaceful Ridge Cemetery. Memorials, if desired, may be made to the American Cancer Society. Arrangements are under the care and direction of the Mahn Funeral Home of DeSoto. Share your memories and leave condolences online at


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