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Josephine Celeste McBride

Josephine Celeste McBride, 85, died peacefully August 18, 2014, in Lee’s Summit, Missouri, with her family near her bedside. Born in Portland, Oregon, she was raised by her great aunt Pearl Benham and A.J. Sherwood in Dexter, Missouri. She attended MacMurray College and graduated from Washington University, where she met the love of her life,…

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Lois Crabtree Green

Lois Crabtree Green was born December 19, 1928. She lived in Lawrence Kansas with sister Bertha Jean, (Bertie) Sarah (Sally), and Ina Lee (Pinky).  On January 2, 1949 she married Delbert Green, also from Lawrence.  She was preceded in death by her father,  Earl Crabtree, mother,  Nellie Crabtree; sisters,  Sarah Givens Westegrin, Ina Lee Green, and…

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Robert Manson Sims

Robert Sims, 78, of Cleveland, Missouri, passed away July 7, 2014 at his home. He was the son of Cecil and Grace Sims. He worked at Bendix and then went into sales for Amway, Culligan and Log Homes, most recently as a Dealer for Honest Abe Homes. Robert is survived by two sisters: Clariece Carlson of Kansas City and…

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Dewey Schley McLelland

Dewey Schley McLelland, age 91, passed away June 21, 2014 in Lee’s Summit, Mo. He was born to Dewey McLelland and Lillian Dowers McLelland on October 17, 1922 in Liberal, KS. As a young boy he grew up in Independence, Mo, raised by his mother and step-father, Charles McLelland. After marriage he moved to Blue…

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Anna Helena Fitzgerald

Anna Helena Fitzgerald, 84, left us June 9, 2014 in Lee’s Summit, Missouri. Her home in Independence, Missouri was preceded with homes in Arizona, Texas, New Jersey and New York. A Mass will be held in her honor June 30, 11 AM at St. Mark’s RC Church, Independence, Missouri. Inurnment, 1:30 PM at Leavenworth National…

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Eileen Casey

Eileen Casey, 67, of Lees Summit, Missouri, passed away March 22, 2014 at her home. She was born June 24, 1946 in New York City, New York. Eileen is survived by her daughter, Mary Casey-Gifford, sons Denis and Sean Casey and grandchildren, Seamus and Kelsey Gifford. A Celebration of her life will be held later…

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Mildred Laverne Gamphor

Mildred Laverne Gamphor, 76, Lee’s Summit, Missouri, went to be with the Lord on February 21, 2014.  She passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family and under the care of Kansas City Hospice. She will be greatly missed.

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Barbara Ann Zuber

Barbara Ann Zuber, of Lee’s Summit, MO, died peacefully in her home February 12. She fought a valiant fight against Parkinsons, serving as an inspiration for all who knew her. She is survived by her loving husband, Charles Zuber, her children Gary Hill and Cathy Morrison, her step-children Tammy Kennedy, Cheryl Brownfield, Alan Zuber and…

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Arthur W. Anderson

Arthur W. Anderson April 17, 1920 — September 28, 2013 Rev. Arthur W. Anderson died Saturday morning at the John Knox Care Village in Lee’s Summit, Missouri where he had resided for the past three months. Art’s is a very ecumenical spirit so it was okay that he was living in a Presbyterian residence when…

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Truman Michael Vaughn

Mike Vaughn, 69, of Lees Summit, Missouri, passed away peacefully on August 10, 2013 at his home under the care of his family and Village Hospice. Mike was born October 18, 1943 in Fredericktown, Missouri, son of Truman Edgar and Wilma Audrey Vaughn. At Mike’s request, there will be no funeral.  A memorial service will be…

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Obituaries & Condolences

Richard Ray Lennington


David Russel Friederichs

Lyman T. Hatcher

Katherine L. Anderson

Roger Alan Wilmot

David Pounds

Sean Mulvaney

Mary Margaret “M2” House

James (Jimmy) Hill

Marilyn E. (Bullock) Cannaday

Jeffery Wallace Burvee