Margaret Elizabeth “Lizzie” Clevenger

Margaret Elizabeth “Lizzie” Clevenger of Excelsior Springs passed away peacefully on February 12, 2019 at North Kansas City Hospital. Lizzie was 85 years young. She was born on the 12th month 14th day of 33 to parents Bob and Vergie Stevenson of Liberty, Mo. Lizzie worked as a Dietician...

Robert Francis Wheeler

Robert Francis Wheeler, 74, of Lawson, Mo., passed away after a long and courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. Bob passed away Friday, February 8, 2019 at the Northcare Hospice House in North Kansas City, Mo. Bob was born on November 23, 1944 in Kansas City, Mo., the son of...

Michael Chu

Michael Chu, 84, of Kearney, Mo., passed away on February 8, 2019 in Liberty, Mo. Michael was born in Shantou, China on January 7, 1935. Michael’s family lived in a Japanese-occupied area of China until the end of World War II. At a young age, Michael and two of...

Marjorie Griggs

Marjorie Griggs-Jenks of Kearney, Mo., passed peacefully in her home with family by her side February 6, 2019. She was 93. She was born January 4, 1926 in Bogard, Mo., to parents Frank and Velta Jenks.  She married the love of her life, Russell Griggs, in 1942.  The couple...

Myron Lee Smith

Surrounded by family, Myron Lee Smith, 82, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away on Sunday, February 3, 2019. Myron Lee Smith was born April 4, 1936 in Cameron, Mo. Myron joined the United States Army, his company was known as  “Blue and White Devils” 30th infantry , 3rd division, and was honorably...

Raymond Belknap, Jr.

Raymond Belknap, Jr., 94, of Excelsior Springs, Mo., passed away peacefully on February 2, 2019 at Liberty Hospital, Liberty, Mo. He was born May 30, 1924 in Nevada, Mo., to parents Raymond E. and Ruby J. (Wiles) Belknap. Ray graduated from Nevada High School, Nevada, Mo., in 1942. During...

Jeffery L. Carrel

Jeffery L. Carrel, age 71, passed away at his home in Excelsior Springs, Mo., on February 2, 2019 after a lifelong battle resulting from injuries he sustained in Vietnam. Jeff was born May 29, 1947 in Excelsior Springs, Mo., to G.W. and Erma Gean Carrel.  He graduated from Excelsior...

Charles “Danny” Calvert

Charles “Danny” Calvert, 83, of Kansas City, Mo., passed away peacefully on January 31, 2019 surrounded by family. Danny was born in Marissa, Ill., on September 2, 1935 and moved to Kansas City with his family in 1944 at the age of 9. Danny enjoyed many things including bird...

Sharon Lou Woodside

Sharon Woodside, twin sister of Karon Woodside, age 69, passed away on Saturday, January 26, 2019 at North Kansas City Hospital. She was born and formerly lived in Marceline, Mo., but presently resided in Excelsior Springs, Mo. Sharon loved God and was a member of Siloam Spring Baptist Chapel....

Alfred N. McKemy

Alfred N. McKemy, 90, of Hardin, Mo., died on January 25, 2019 at Valley Manor and Rehabilitation Center in Excelsior Springs, Mo. Alfred was born January 25, 1929 to Frank N. and Elisabeth (Rust) McKemy. Alfred married Sandra Cooper in 1962.  They had two children. After her death, he...

Perry “Bud” Dean Marks Jr.

Perry “Bud” Dean Marks Jr., 65, of Holt, Mo., died January 24, 2019 after a long battle with frontotemporal dementia.  He is at peace now. He was born in Fort Richardson, Alaska on December 9, 1953 to Perry Dean Marks Sr. After graduating from Shawnee Mission South in 1972...

Georgia Dee Bates

Our beloved mother, sister, and friend, Georgia Dee Bates, born July 7,1941, at the age of 77, passed away from complications of pneumonia and lung cancer on January 24, 2019. Georgia was the youngest of six children to Lee Norman and Helen Anderson, who preceded her in death, as...