Clara “Buttons” Louise Jimerson, 73, a resident of Blue Springs, MO passed away peacefully Friday, February 24, 2023 in her husband’s arms at their home. She was born March 14, 1949 to William E. and Thelma L. (Davis) Drechsel in Louisville, KY.
Buttons was united in marriage to James “Jim” Jimerson on September 5, 1970 in Murray, KY. She was a home maker but previously spent time working as a Mary Kay consultant, real estate agent, and a substitute teacher, volunteering with the Independence School District to assist with children’s reading skills. She enjoyed the students reading to her. Buttons was a member of Christ United Methodist Church in Independence, MO. She was a member of the United Methodist Women’s group, and a charter member of the Alpha Delta Pi Sorority at Murray State University. Button’s passion was volunteer work and organizing clothing drives for Tabitha’s Closet, which donated clothing to children of the Independence School system. She also had a thirst for knowledge and enjoyed being a grandmother, tending her flowers, and animals.
Survived by her loving husband of 52 years, Jim Jimerson of Blue Springs, MO; daughters, Michelle Leigh Jimerson Morris (William) of Blue Springs, MO, Jennifer Ann Jimerson (Julie) of Lee’s Summit, MO; grandchildren, Kathryn Rose Morris, James Michael Jimerson Morris, Kherington Jane Jimerson, Sutton Jewel Jimerson. Buttons is preceded in death by her parents.
Her family will receive friends from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. Saturday, March 4, 2023 at Christ United Methodist Church, 14506 E. 39th S, Independence, MO. Memorial service will begin at 2:00 p.m. at the church. The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Christ United Methodist Church, the memo line needs to read Tabitha’s Closet. Arrangements have been entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs, MO. Memories of Buttons and words of comfort for her family may be shared at meyersfuneralchapel.com.