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Jason Beets
Jason Beets
Date of Death : 12/27/2021

Jason Patrick Beets, 43, formally of Smithville, Mo, passed away unexpectedly from the results of a car accident on Monday December 27, 2021. He was born on June 10, 1978, to Larry S. Beets Sr and Gloria Jean Tholl in Independence, Mo. Jason attended Smithville High School. Jason loved his family, the outdoors, mushroom hunting, and had a passionate love for football. Jason worked as a lineman and loved doing assembly line work with companies such as Ford Motor Company, Riverside Seat Company and Utilimaster. Jason was a member of LifeChurch of Raytown where he was recently baptized and had...

Funeral Service : 01/08/2022
Wayne Adkins
Wayne Adkins
Date of Death : 12/22/2021

Wayne Ray Adkins, 93, Dearborn, MO, went to his eternal home, Wednesday, December 22, 2021, while in hospice care at North Kansas City Hospital.Wayne was born at his family home in Dearborn on March 14, 1928, as the son of Elmer and Dixie (Babcock) Adkins. He attended multiple small elementary schools in Platte County before graduating from Faucett High School in 1946. He was drafted into the U.S. Army in 1951 and after serving his country during the Korean War, Wayne came home to marry his sweetheart of eight years, Nigel Faye Morgan. Wayne and Nigel have three children: Vernon...

Funeral Service : 12/22/2021
Eric House
Eric House
Date of Death : 12/21/2021

Eric D. House, 56, of Gower, MO passed away, December 21, 2021.He was born on September 28, 1965 to Gary Milford and Connie May (Tyer) House in St. Joseph, MO. He grew up near Gower and graduated from East Buchanan High School. He attended Missouri Western State College and received his Mortuary Science Degree from Mid America College of Funeral Services in Jeffersonville, Indiana.Eric was a member of the Gower Christian Church where he served as Deacon and played the organ. He was also a member of the Gower Lions Club and the Masonic Lodge.He was a funeral director for...

Funeral Service : 12/27/2021
Brian Cummings
Brian Cummings
Date of Death : 12/19/2021

Brian Kent Cummings, 65 of Dearborn, MO went to be with his Lord and Savior on December 19, 2021.He was born on March 29, 1956, to Clyde Chester Cummings, II and Carolyn (Matthews) Cummings in Berryville, Arkansas. Brian grew up in Edgerton, Missouri and in 1974, he graduated from North Platte High School.On July 13, 1974, he was united in marriage to the love of his life, Bonnie Lee Kyle. After their marriage they lived in the Edgerton and Dearborn area where they made their home and raised their family.Brian was a lifelong member of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church...

Funeral Service : 12/23/2021
Bryce Wayne
Bryce Wayne
Date of Death : 12/19/2021

Bryce Allen Wayne, 31, of Edgerton, MO passed away December 19, 2021.He was born on February 23, 1990, in Kansas City, MO. Bryce grew up in Platte County and attended Smithville High School.He was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed hunting, fishing and mushroom hunting. Most of all, Bryce loved spending time with daughters and family. He had a big heart, never knew a stranger and will be dearly missed by all. Bryce worked in the insulation business with his grandfather Bum Williams.He is survived by his daughters Aspen and Ava; his mother Crystal Wayne; his siblings Justice, Jaden, and Jackson;...

Funeral Service : 12/28/2021
Dorothy Allen
Dorothy Allen
Date of Death : 12/19/2021

Dorothy Mae Allen, 89, of Kansas City, MO passed away December 19, 2021. She was born on September 4, 1932 to Francis Leroy and Lillie Louise (Newberg) Peterson in Burnside, IA. After high school she attended school in Minneapolis, MN to become a lab technician. After moving to Oklahoma, she married Robert Henry Allen on April 5, 1953. They lived in Texas and Oklahoma until moving to Kansas City in 1972. Later they lived in Smithville, MO before moving back to Kansas City. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Smithville working in the nursery, supporting the...

Funeral Service : 01/22/2022
Ed Bolling
Ed Bolling
Date of Death : 12/16/2021

William Edward Bolling 72 of Kearney, Missouri, passed away on December 16, 2021, in Kansas City, Missouri. Ed was born in Independence, MO on February 14, 1949. He graduated from Lawson High School in Lawson, Missouri and later attended the University of Missouri in Columbia, Missouri where he met and married Jeri on December 26, 1970.Ed owned Bolling Maintenance Services that provided heating, cooling and plumbing services throughout the Kansas City area. After Jeri’s passing in 2000, he met Janet Seymour on June 24, 2003, and they lived in Kearney, MO for 19 years. He was a wonderful man that...

Funeral Service : 01/08/2022
Paul Thompson
Paul Thompson
Date of Death : 12/15/2021

Walter Paul Thompson, affectionately known as Paul, passed away peacefully on December 15, 2021.He was born on November 1, 1971, in Kansas City, MO where he lived most of his life.On June 23, 2012, he was united in marriage to Natalie Mishou. After their marriage they lived in Prairie Village and in 2018 they moved to Platte City.Paul was a fabulous cook and could BBQ anything. He was a member of the Poncho CiscoKid and Company BBQ Team and participated in the American Royal for numerous years. He was a jack of all trades and could build or fix anything...

Funeral Service : 12/19/2021
Doris Kerns
Doris Kerns
Date of Death : 12/15/2021

Doris Lee Kerns, 88 of Hemple, MO passed away, December 15, 2021.She was born on February 26, 1933 to Gomer Lee and Minnie Elizabeth (Grable) Coffey in St. Joseph, MO. Doris grew up in Hemple, MO where she attended the two-room schoolhouse in Hemple and she never missed a day of school. Doris graduated from Gower High School.On February 11, 1951 she was united in marriage to Billy Gene Kerns. After their marriage they lived in Hemple where they made their home. Her husband, Billy, preceded her in death on July 28, 1980.She was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian...

Funeral Service : 12/18/2021
Marilyn Tyson
Marilyn Tyson
Date of Death : 12/13/2021

Linda “Marilyn” Tyson, 76, of Smithville, MO passed away, December 13, 2021.She was born on May 25, 1945 to Lloyd Mast and Dixie Blanche (Harding) Barber in North Kansas City, MO. Marilyn grew up in Smithville and graduated from Smithville High School. On September 20, 1963 she married her high school sweetheart, Ronald J. Tyson. After their marriage they lived in the Smithville area. Her husband, Ron, passed away, May 4, 2007.Marilyn attended the First Christian Church in Smithville. She was a member of the Smithville American Legion Auxillary and the Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. Marilyn loved spending time with...

Funeral Service : 12/21/2021
Sharon (Cox) Anderson
Sharon (Cox) Anderson
Date of Death : 12/10/2021

Sharon (Cox) Anderson, 82, of Weston, MO passed away December 10, 2021.She was born on September 8, 1939, to Jack Seaton and Martha (Gardner) Cox in Weston, MO where she grew up and attended North Platte High School.On March 18, 1957, she was united in marriage to Marvin F. Anderson. After their marriage, they lived in Weston where they made their home. Sharon worked as a dental assistant for Dr. Hill in North Kansas City, MO and later worked for Ward Paper Box Company in Kansas City, KS, and retired from All Packaging in Kansas City, MO. Sharon enjoyed cooking...

Funeral Service : 12/14/2021
Elizabeth Ann Bryan
Elizabeth Ann Bryan
Date of Death : 12/09/2021

Elizabeth Ann Bryan 81, of Parkville, MO formerly of Platte City, MO passed away December 9, 2021.She was born on September 8, 1940, to Eugene L. and Bessie Francis (Cline) Northern in Platte City, MO where she grew and graduated from Platte City High School. Elizabeth was united in marriage to Perry Ellis “Bubby” Bryan. After their marriage they lived in Platte City and later moved to Parkville, MO where they made their home. Bubby passed away on March 25, 2008.She was a homemaker and she enjoyed watching her son Michael play baseball. Most of all she loved spending time...

Funeral Service : 12/13/2021
Alden Sharp
Alden Sharp
Date of Death : 12/09/2021

Alden Sharp, 93, of Kansas City, MO passed away, December 9, 2021.He was born on January 24, 1928 to John Estel and Hattie March (Rose) Sharp in Smithville, MO. Alden grew up in Smithville and graduated from Smithville High School.On October 22, 1954 he was united in marriage to Norma Dale Malott. After their marriage, they lived on the family farm in Platte County where they made their home. His wife preceded him in death on August 20, 2010.Alden was a union mill wright for Owens Corning Fiberglass for over 20 years. His passion was farming and raising various types...

Funeral Service : 12/14/2021
Jim Owen
Jim Owen
Date of Death : 12/09/2021

James Owen, 90, of Smithville, MO passed away, December 9, 2021.He was born on January 26, 1931 to Harold B. and Vada Elizabeth (Stockton) Owen in Maysville, MO. Jim grew up in Maysville and graduated from Maysville High School in 1950.On May 31, 1951 he was united in marriage to Shirley Lawless. After their marriage they lived in Smithville where they made their home. His wife, Shirley, passed away, October 12, 2019.Jim worked for Ford Motor Company for 35 years. He was a member of the United Auto Workers. Jim was a longtime member of the First Christian Church in...

Funeral Service : 12/15/2021
Shawn Blair
Shawn Blair
Date of Death : 12/07/2021

Byron Shawn Blair, 44, of Kansas City, MO formerly of Gower, MO, passed away Tuesday, December 7, 2021 near Gower.He was born on January 15, 1977 to Kevin and Terry (Thompson) Blair in St. Joseph, MO. Shawn grew up near Gower and graduated from East Buchanan High School in 1995.Shawn worked as a mechanic for many years and did carpentry work.He enjoyed playing guitar and piano, creating things, fixing anything, being outdoors and most of all enjoyed being around family and friends.He was preceded in death by his mother and his grandfathers, Alton Blair and Ronald Lee Thompson.Shawn is survived...

Funeral Service : 12/19/2021
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