Lea Corrine Crocker, age 65, of Rolla, MO passed away Wednesay, February 8, 2023 surrounded by her husband and children. She was born December 30, 1957 in Buick, MO to Carl Andrew Crocker and Goldie Corene (Radford) Crocker. She was baptized at Ridgeview Christian Church in Rolla, MO. Lea graduated from Salem High School in 1975, she was a cosmetology Instructor at Rolla, MO and did bookkeeping for her husband's business. Lea married James W Petty in Rolla, MO and they were celebrating 40 years of being together this February. Lea enjoyed camping and boating with her husband and children and taking family vacations.
She is survived by her husand, James Petty of the home, her daughters Christina Clardy and husband Michael of Rolla, MO, Lori Woolf and husband Kenny of Salem, MO, her son Zackary Petty of Kearney, MO and grandchildren; Logan Woolf, Madison Woolf, Andrew Clardy, Katelyn Clardy and Lucas Petty; Sisters Carlene Mount and husband John of Pace, FL, Shirley Black and husband Eddie of Edgar Springs, MO; Brothers Carl Crocker Jr. of Mineral Point, MO, David Crocker and wife Vicki of Beaufort, SC; and many nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her father Carl Andrew Crocker, mother Goldie Corene Crocker, and sisters Joyce Irene Frizzell and Lou Ellen McKnight.
Lea's family will be hosting a Celebration of Life March 18th at the home of James and Lea for family and friends to gather and remember Lea and share their memories and love of her. Lea had a smile that would light up the room and will be missed by all.