Raymond Thompson
B: 1934-03-06
D: 2018-03-22
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Thompson, Raymond
Electa Cook
B: 1929-05-28
D: 2018-03-21
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Cook, Electa
Wanda Gibson
B: 1931-03-03
D: 2018-03-21
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Gibson, Wanda
Russell Morgan
B: 1934-04-02
D: 2018-03-21
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Morgan, Russell
Patricia Pritchard
B: 1937-03-05
D: 2018-03-21
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Pritchard, Patricia
Linda Andes
B: 1945-08-13
D: 2018-03-20
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Andes, Linda
Dana Torello
B: 1966-09-13
D: 2018-03-20
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Torello, Dana
Vera Clark
B: 1928-05-29
D: 2018-03-19
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Clark, Vera
Velia Tebeck
B: 1935-12-14
D: 2018-03-19
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Tebeck, Velia
Mary Porter
B: 1946-08-14
D: 2018-03-19
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Porter, Mary
Patrick McCaulla
B: 1923-09-09
D: 2018-03-18
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McCaulla, Patrick
Carmella Impellizzeri
B: 1926-07-25
D: 2018-03-18
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Impellizzeri, Carmella
Nadine Benn
B: 1927-11-29
D: 2018-03-17
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Benn, Nadine
Minerva Pickett
B: 1929-04-11
D: 2018-03-17
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Pickett, Minerva
Judith "Judy" O'Bryan
B: 1947-10-25
D: 2018-03-17
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O'Bryan, Judith "Judy"
Donald Austin
B: 1959-11-07
D: 2018-03-16
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Austin, Donald
Leota Anderson
B: 1927-04-28
D: 2018-03-15
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Anderson, Leota
Laurel Bonine
B: 1942-11-22
D: 2018-03-14
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Bonine, Laurel
Samuel Farnsworth
B: 1950-06-14
D: 2018-03-14
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Farnsworth, Samuel
Kay Longwith
B: 1946-06-12
D: 2018-03-11
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Longwith, Kay
John Longwith
B: 1936-05-20
D: 2018-03-11
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Longwith, John


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Independence, MO 64052
Phone: 816-252-7900

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Whenever we’re faced with difficulties, we find comfort in those we know and trust–people we can count on to do their very best to help us. This is especially true when a loved one has died.

If this is currently your experience, please think of the members of our professional staff as your friends. Each of us cares deeply about your well-being, and can become a strong ally for you during this time…and long after.

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