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1501 W. Lexington Ave.
Independence, MO 64052
Phone: 816-252-7900
Priscilla Mershon

Priscilla Sue Mershon (Griffith)

Monday, June 4th, 1945 - Tuesday, December 4th, 2018
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Priscilla Sue Mershon, 73 of Buckner, MO passed away Tuesday, December 4, 2018 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Funeral service will be 2:00 p.m., Saturday, December 8, 2018 at the Speaks Suburban Chapel, 18020 E. 39th St., Independence, MO 64055. Burial will follow in Buckner Hill Cemetery. The family will greet friends from 1:00 p.m., until service time Saturday at the chapel. Donations may be made in her name to the Crossroads Hospice or the Lung Cancer Society. Priscilla was born June 4, 1945 in Wheaton, MN to Sheldon and Ruth (Allison) Griffith. She was a longtime area resident graduating from Fort Osage High School in 1963. She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and homemaker who enjoyed attending her grandchildren’s events, family vacations and spending time with her family. Survivors include; her husband Jack of the home; 3 children, Kelly Payne and husband Raymond and Kevin Mershon and wife Shelley all of Independence, MO and Kim Park and husband Todd of Lee’s Summit, MO; her twin sister, Patricia Griffith of Slater, MO and sisters, Janis Kelly of Buckner, MO and Candy McKinney of Sibley, MO; 4 grandchildren, Kyle (Amanda) and Ryan (Meaghen) Payne and Kenzie and Kamden Park; and 4 great grandchildren, Jaxon, Kenna, Macklin and Ayva Payne. She was preceded in death by 4 siblings, Sharon Butler, Shannon Allison, Jeff Griffith and Penny Riley. Online condolences may be expressed to the family at (Arrangements: Speaks Suburban Chapel (816) 373-3600)
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  • Visitation

    Saturday, December 8th, 2018 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Saturday, December 8th, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Speaks Suburban Chapel
    18020 E. 39th Street
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  • Service

    Saturday, December 8th, 2018 | 2:00pm
    Saturday, December 8th, 2018 2:00pm
    Speaks Suburban Chapel
    18020 E. 39th St.
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Buckner Hill Cemetery
    Buckner, MO 64016



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Pam (Donovan) Johnston

Posted at 11:49am
My deepest Condolences for the Family, Janie sorry for the loss of your sister,,

Ronnie Jenkins

Posted at 12:40am
Sending thoughts and prayers to my old friend Jack, Priscilla and all their families. Much love from "BA and Jinx", (Bev & Ronnie).

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Posted at 09:35pm
Sitting here tonight in a church service remembering Sue. Each moment with her is a treasured memory. Each week I would look forward to her coming into my business. I had the pleasure of being her hairdresser. She blessed me in so many ways. I shared miracles with her and she shared family stories. Whether it was the last experience with the corn crop or a grandchild's game. I knew beyond a doubt that her family was her greatest joy. We had a family who lived in the apartments behind my business, Last Thanksgiving and Christmas that were very much in need. She enlisted everyone she could to assure they would have a wonderful holiday season in spite of their great trial. Every week she brought a ray of sunshine into my salon. The other clients loved her as well. We have a big empty spot at 2 o'clock on Fridays. I can't imagine how each of you who were closest to her are continuing. A life cut way too short. My love and prayers are with each of you.

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