Jo Sue Horner, age 80, passed away on February 3, 2016. A visitation will be held on Monday, Feb. 8, from, 8:30-10:00am, at Speaks Buckner Chapel, 300 Adams St. A graveside service will follow at 12:30pm [...]


Frances Nadine Westerfield, age 85, of Independence, MO, passed away on Feb. 2, 2016. A visitation will be held on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, from 1-2pm, at Speaks Buckner Chapel, 300 Adams St, followed by a [...]

Brian L. Alexander

Brian L. Alexander, 46, of Warsaw, MO passed away on November 26, 2015. Visitation was from 6-8pm Friday, December 4, 2015 at Speaks Buckner Chapel. Funeral Services were held at 10am Saturday, December 5, 2015 at [...]

Larry Carl Gorham, Sr

Larry Carl Gorham, Sr., passed away unexpectedly of a pulmonary embolism on July 19, 2015, at St. Mary’s Hospital, at the age of 71. Larry was born on June 11, 1944, in La Plata, MO to [...]


Mary I. Morgan, born March 17, 1936, passed away June 17, 2015. Mary was a beautician for close to forty years. She leaves behind her husband of thirty eight years, Lee Morgan; four children, Jewel Groom [...]

Stanton Thayer Brown

  Stanton Thayer Brown, 88, died peacefully at his home on December 18, 2014. He was born in Independence, Missouri on January 31, 1926 to Ephraim and Ina (Barnett) Brown. In 1943 he graduated from William [...]

Victor D. Gragg

Victor D. Gragg was received by his Lord on December 13, 2014. He was born in Baring Missouri in Knox County on September 29, 1931, the third child of Jess R. Gragg and Violet Marie Hudnut. [...]

Farol Thomas Baldus

Farol Thomas Baldus, age 74, Buckner, MO passed away Thursday, December 11, 2014 surrounded by his family. Farol was born December 22, 1939 in Buckner, MO the son of Noah Thomas and Katherine Edith (Campbell) Baldus. [...]

Keith James Riner

Keith James Riner, 41, of Buckner, Missouri, born December 2nd, 1972, passed away on Saturday, November 1st, 2014 in Oak Grove, Missouri. Keith was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Raymond and Bessie Riner, and [...]

Karen Diane (Stringer) Barksdale

Karen Diane (Stringer) Barksdale, age 59, of Buckner, MO, passed away Tuesday morning, September 9, 2014 at her residence following a lengthy battle with cancer. Cremation is planned, with a memorial service with to be held [...]