Obituaries

Ruth Bonifield
B: 1938-01-15
D: 2019-02-22
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Bonifield, Ruth
Bruce Holsworth
B: 1952-08-19
D: 2019-02-20
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Holsworth, Bruce
Elsie Stears
B: 1925-12-16
D: 2019-02-20
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Stears, Elsie
Darrin Hodges
B: 1972-05-10
D: 2019-02-19
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Hodges, Darrin
Jerry Fellers
B: 1934-02-23
D: 2019-02-19
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Fellers, Jerry
Dorothy Elliott
B: 1939-12-25
D: 2019-02-18
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Elliott, Dorothy
Patricia Gribble
B: 1931-08-09
D: 2019-02-18
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Gribble, Patricia
Phyllis Marrs
B: 1940-07-29
D: 2019-02-17
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Marrs, Phyllis
Linda Hahn
B: 1942-11-12
D: 2019-02-16
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Hahn, Linda
Michael Romines
B: 1944-12-25
D: 2019-02-16
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Romines, Michael
Sandra Allen
B: 1940-09-22
D: 2019-02-16
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Allen, Sandra
Barbara Heinecke
B: 1940-05-10
D: 2019-02-15
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Heinecke, Barbara
Charlotte Beyer
B: 1941-03-05
D: 2019-02-15
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Beyer, Charlotte
Lindy Dona
B: 1927-11-02
D: 2019-02-15
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Dona, Lindy
Darreld Alderman
B: 1934-07-14
D: 2019-02-14
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Alderman, Darreld
John Butler
B: 1948-02-21
D: 2019-02-14
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Butler, John
Timothy Harper
B: 1970-09-01
D: 2019-02-14
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Harper, Timothy
Ronald Barker
B: 1954-04-02
D: 2019-02-14
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Barker, Ronald
Cleo Larson
B: 1936-12-30
D: 2019-02-14
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Larson, Cleo
Russell Brooks
B: 1946-05-08
D: 2019-02-13
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Brooks, Russell
Marilyn Trumbull
B: 1949-10-15
D: 2019-02-12
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Trumbull, Marilyn

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One of the major goals at the Speaks Chapels is to make arrangements easier for the families that we serve.  We will be glad to help you place the obituary in the newspaper and will even be able to assist with placement in out-of-town newspapers.  Just let us know which papers you want to include.  Listed below you will find the contact information for our local newspapers.



 Independence

The Examiner  
Independence
Phone: 816-254-8600


 Kansas City

Kansas City Star  
Kansas City
Phone: 816-234-4470


There are sometimes options as to what sort of placement is available in the newspaper.  Below are some of the more common options.  The editorial policy of each individual newspaper will determine what is available to you.

CARDS OF THANKS  This is an insertion in the paper where you thank people that helped you during your time of need. Typically people thank their Doctors, Nurses and friends.

OBITUARIES  This details the personal data, background, funeral details as well as the survivors of the deceased.

IN MEMORIAMS  This generally states the deceased's name and the date of passing, perhaps on occasion of the one year anniversary of the death. It is not uncommon for survivors to include a short poem that fits the occasion.

DEATH NOTICE  The death notice gives detail about where the person passed on, who is survived by them and the location and date of the funeral.