Blue Springs Obituaries

d. July 3, 2014

Thomas Jefferson Booth, 90, of Blue Springs, MO went home to be with the Lord on Thursday July 3, 2014 at Monterey Park, Independence, MO.  He was born February 11, 1924 to T. O. and Leta (Lessenger) Booth in Oklahoma City. OK.  During WWII he served his country in the U.S. Navy Air Force as a First Class Aviation Machinist Mate.  On November 9, 1963 he was united in marriage to Imogene Carter and she preceded him in death.  Tom retired from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.  More…

d. June 23, 2014

James Henry Carmean, 57, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Monday, June 23, 2014 at Research Medical Center.  He was born September 8, 1956 in Corpus Christi, TX to Mack and Lena (Hargrove) Carmean.  He attended Southwest High School and served his country in the Army and Kansas National Guard.   On November 1, 1986 he was united in marriage to Mary Ann Masse and she survives of the home.  More…

d. June 22, 2014

Karen E. Wilkinson, 76, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Sunday, June 22, 2014 in Kansas City, MO.  Karen was born January 17, 1938 in Waterman, IL to Henry and Grace (Fuller) Cleaver.  She was united in marriage to John Wilkinson and he survives of the home.  She was a sales associate at Walmart and a member of Blue Springs Christian Church.  She loved to quilt and travel.  She was preceded in death by her parents and a son, John Wilkinson, Jr.   More…

d. June 16, 2014

David Franklin Conley, 62, of Blue Springs, MO passed away on Monday, June 16, 2014 at his home.  He was born December 17, 1951 in Paintsville, KY to Winford and Edna Conley.  David served in the National Guard for seven years.  He had a long and successful career in the wholesale tire industry which began when he was 16 years old working for his Uncle Woodford (Wood) Conley.  More…

d. June 15, 2014

Meyers Funeral ChapelsLudvina “Pat” K. Busse, 89, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014 at her home.  She was born March 9, 1925 in Jefferson City, Mo to John Bernard and Gertrude (Mertins) Krummen.  On February 16, 1974 she was united in marriage to Garfield “Buzz” Busse and he survives of the home.  She was a loan closer for banks in the real estate business.  Pat was a Catholic by faith.  More…

d. June 15, 2014

Meyers Funeral ChapelsViolet May Adkins, 84, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014 in Blue Springs.  She was born March 29, 1930 in Jackson County, MO to Fred and Bessie (Porter) Graham.  Violet was a greeter at Walmart.  Violet was a member of Lobb Church, and was a past Noble Grand with the Rebecca’s, and was member of LEA and Busy Bees.  More…

d. June 15, 2014

Luella Jane Diecidue, 84, of Blue Springs MO passed away Sunday, June 15, 2014 at her home.  She was born August 15, 1929 in Kansas City, MO to Gene and Barbara (Rosa) Burger.  On January 15, 1949 she was united in marriage to Frank Diecidue, and he survives of the home.   She was a homemaker, and a member of St. John LaLande Catholic Church.  More…

d. June 12, 2014

Gelletta Jane Pack, 94, formerly of Blue Springs, MO passed away Thursday, June 12, 2014 in Wylie, TX.  Gelletta was born June 11, 1920 in Kansas City, MO to Grover and Lena Rose Smith.  On April 10, 1959 she was united in marriage to William Preston Pack who preceded her in death.  She worked in accounting and bookkeeping, first for Adams Dairy and for many years at Complete Building Center (Blue Springs Lumber).  More…

d. June 9, 2014

Sherry Renee Stiers, 51, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Monday, June 9, 2014.  Sherry was born July 10, 1962 in Kansas City, MO to James Lockhart and Lois Shier- Heiple.  She was a homemaker.  Sherry enjoyed gardening, fishing, and photography.   More…

d. June 8, 2014

Thayle “Dayle” J. Vani, 75, of Lone Jack, MO passed away peacefully on June 8, 2014.  She was born to Leonard and Delva Moritz on August 27, 1938 in Waterloo, IA.  The family moved to Chicago, Ill in 1945.

Dayle graduated from Gage Park high school in 1956.  Dayle was united into marriage with Richard Vani on April 21, 1973 in Wheaton, Ill.  More…