Blue Springs Obituaries

d. August 25, 2013

Brenda C. Stewart, 56, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Sunday, August 25, 2013 in Blue Springs, MO.  She was born to Carl and Gwenzella (Tart) Smith on October 26, 1956 in Tulsa OK.

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d. August 25, 2013

Ethel M. Bliss, 91, of Blue Springs, MO passed away peacefully on Sunday August 25, 2013 at St. Mary’s Manor.  Visitation will be held at 9:00 am on Saturday August 31, 2013 at the Church of the Santa Fe, 231 S. Sibley St., Buckner, MO, with Mass of Christian Burial starting at 10:00 am.  Burial will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 1150 N. 38th St., Kansas City, KS.  More…

d. August 24, 2013

Dot F. Smith, 95, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Saturday, August 24, 2013 in Odessa, MO.  Funeral services for her will be 12:00 pm Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St., Blue Springs, MO, 816-229-3276.  Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral chapel.  Burial will be in Blue Springs Cemetery.  More…

d. August 21, 2013

Ruth Evelyn Shrout Masters, 94, Blue Springs, passed away on August 21, 2013, at Golden Years Care Center, Harrisonville, MO.

Evelyn was born on November 16, 1918 in Blue Springs, the daughter of John David and Marie (Stayton) Shrout. In 1936, she graduated from Blue Springs High School. She is preceded in death by her parents, Dave and Marie and her son, Jack W. Masters, all of Blue Springs.  More…

d. August 20, 2013

Leanne McGuire Calhoon passed away August 20, 2013 at NorthCare Hospice.  Leanne was born to Glenn Vernon and Belva Dean (Keck) McGuire on July 18, 1958 in Kansas City, MO.  She was preceded in death by her mother.  More…

d. August 19, 2013

Joan C. Poitras, 73, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Monday, August 19, 2013 at Lee’s Summit Medical Center.  Visitation for Joan will be 5:00 – 7:00 pm Thursday, August 22, 2013 at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. main St., Blue Springs, MO, 816-229-3276.  Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am, Friday, August 23, 2013 at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church, 4313 SW 7 Highway, Blue Springs, MO.  More…

d. August 18, 2013

Linda “Elaine” McKarnin, 71, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Sunday, August 18, 2013 at St. Mary’s Medical Center.  She was born January 15, 1942 in Independence, MO to Ernest and Pauline (Botts) Herrington.  She retired in 2001 after 40 years with the Social Security Administration.  Elaine was a member of Blue Springs Christian Church.  More…

d. August 12, 2013

Sarah Elaine Talley, 78, of Blue Springs, MO passed away August 12, 2013 at St. Mary’s Manor in Blue Springs. She was born January 30, 1935 in Blue Springs, MO to George and Rosa (Whitwell) Scarborough. She lived in Blue Springs her entire life. On January 1, 1957 she was united in marriage to Thomas Gerald Talley and he survives. More…

d. August 11, 2013

William Clyde Shelley, 64, of Blue Springs, MO passed away August 11, 2013 at his home.  He was born June 29, 1949 to William and June (Merrell) Shelley in Batesville, AR.  He was a US Navy veteran and he was a Physician at Truman Medical Center.  On August 26, 2006 he was united in marriage to Michelle Eads who preceded him in death.  More…

d. August 9, 2013

Josephine M. Vantrees, 79, of Oak Grove, MO passed away August 9, 2013 at Oak Grove Nursing and Rehab Center.  She was born May 22, 1934 in Des Moines, IA to Lawrence and Helen (Hubbard) Lane.  In 1956 she graduated from Iowa Methodist Nursing School.  On October 12, 1957 she was united in marriage to Jewel Leland Vantrees who preceded her in death.  More…