NAOMI R. CRAIG Naomi R. Craig, age 93, Independence, MO, formerly of Sibley, MO passed away July 21, 2014. Visitation was held at 11:30 am – 12:30 pm Sat., July 26 at Speaks Buckner chapel, 300 [...]


DIANE “SUSIE” MASON Susie Mason, age 70, of Bates, City, MO passed away Monday, July 14, 2014. A visitation was held from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, July 17 at Speaks Suburban Chapel. A funeral service was held [...]

Leon Francis Gilbert

Leon Francis Gilbert was born Thursday January 11, 1940 to Francis Alexander and Marie Frances Schowengerdt Gilbert who preceded him in death.  He was born in a two room log cabin in the Saline County river [...]

Dara Gwen (Mennis) Cox

Dara Gwen (Mennis) Cox, after a valiant 6 year fight with breast cancer, peacefully left this earth to travel back home to heaven on March 9th, 2014. She was in a room at KC Hospice House [...]

Madelene Rae Woodward

Madelene Rae Woodward, 91, of Levasy, MO, died Thursday, March 27, 2014 at Research Medical Center in Kansas City. She was born the daughter of Cleveland G. and Allie Mae (Westphal) Simpson on January 6, 1923 [...]


Rob Ames, age 59, of Buckner, MO passed away, Monday, March 24, 2014. Rob was born January 26, 1955 in Buckner, MO to William Robert “Bob” Ames, Sr. and Shirley H. (Thomas) as one of three [...]

Betty Lynn (Powers) Lloyd

Betty Lynn (Powers) Lloyd, 83, Buckner, Mo passed away Feb. 16, 2014. Services were held Friday, Feb. 21 at The First Christian Church of Buckner, 126 S. Hudson, Buckner, MO 64016; interment was at Buckner Hill [...]

Kathy Moorehead

Kathy Moorehead, age 72, Buckner, MO passed away Jan. 26, 2014. A memorial service was held on Jan. 30. at Tri-City Baptist Church, 4500 Little Blue Parkway, Independence, MO 64057. Visitation was held before the service. [...]

Teddy Lee Hoover

Teddy Lee Hoover, age 58,of Buckner, MO passed away Jan. 26, 2014. Memorial services were held on Friday, Jan. 31 at the First Christian Church of Buckner.   Visitation began before the service. Teddy was born [...]

Alberta J. Dieckman

Alberta J. Dieckman, age 91, of Independence, MO passed away Wednesday, January 29, 2014. A visitation was held Monday, February 3, 2014 at Carson Speaks Chapel. A funeral service followed at 10:00 a.m. at the chapel. [...]