Obituaries

Anna Schonfeldt
B: 1924-01-04
D: 2018-05-24
View Details
Schonfeldt, Anna
Elsie Leake
B: 1918-10-31
D: 2018-05-23
View Details
Leake, Elsie
Wilma Livingston
B: 1927-07-10
D: 2018-05-23
View Details
Livingston, Wilma
Beth Smith
B: 1924-05-25
D: 2018-05-21
View Details
Smith, Beth
Virgil Pugh
B: 1923-12-24
D: 2018-05-19
View Details
Pugh, Virgil
Helen Dickerson
B: 1920-08-29
D: 2018-05-17
View Details
Dickerson, Helen
Paul Runion
B: 1954-09-23
D: 2018-05-17
View Details
Runion, Paul
MayDean Hardy
B: 1918-08-29
D: 2018-05-16
View Details
Hardy, MayDean
Violet O'Keefe
B: 1938-01-13
D: 2018-05-14
View Details
O'Keefe, Violet
Lydia Dayton
B: 1962-05-29
D: 2018-05-14
View Details
Dayton, Lydia
Gerald McClanahand
B: 1933-08-14
D: 2018-05-13
View Details
McClanahand, Gerald
Nina Goswick
B: 1941-10-21
D: 2018-05-13
View Details
Goswick, Nina
Albert Holland
B: 1929-09-03
D: 2018-05-12
View Details
Holland, Albert
Mavis Currier
B: 1926-11-15
D: 2018-05-11
View Details
Currier, Mavis
Kiers Rowley
B: 1969-09-10
D: 2018-05-10
View Details
Rowley, Kiers
Sara Issa
B: 1982-04-07
D: 2018-05-10
View Details
Issa, Sara
Danny Morgan
B: 1937-06-29
D: 2018-05-09
View Details
Morgan, Danny
Dixie Hunt
B: 1934-09-27
D: 2018-05-09
View Details
Hunt, Dixie
Robert Norris
B: 1944-12-21
D: 2018-05-09
View Details
Norris, Robert
William Compton
B: 1937-03-24
D: 2018-05-09
View Details
Compton, William
Wayne Katz
B: 1936-08-02
D: 2018-05-06
View Details
Katz, Wayne

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
1501 W. Lexington Ave.
Independence, MO 64052
Phone: 816-252-7900
Fax:

Speaks on YouTube

We repeatedly see how much it helps survivors when families pre-plan. There is usually a substantial savings and the deceased wishes can be followed exactly.  But many people don't take that important step.

Since no one wants to think about dying, people procrastinate and put off taking the first steps towards preplanning.  In fact, a lot of folks think that "someone else" will handle it.  But who?  At Speaks we believe that its a personal decision and that you may be better served by making your own plans.  In fact, if you wait it may be that your wishes will not be known at all.  Who will make your plans?  And will they know enough to inform the funeral home of what you wanted?
 
To better communicate these issues, we are trying something new.  Our YouTube Channel uses a different approach to show that it may be better to make your own plans in advance.  Instead of the traditional approach, we use three "characters" that take a slightly humorous look at why people might want to plan for themselves instead of leaving it for someone else.  If you don't plan your service, someone else will have to.  Plan ahead.  Leave well.