Blue Springs Obituaries

d. August 27, 2014

Julie ReedJulie D. Reed, 46, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Wednesday, August 27, 2014 after a long battle with cancer.  She was born July 8, 1968 in Franklin, IN to Frederick and Carol (Leonard) Reed. Julie graduated from Galesburg High School in Galesburg, IL.  She was a bartender at Fenix Underground in Seattle, WA.     More…

d. August 26, 2014

Carroll A.  LaJaunie, 85, of Grain Valley, MO passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at home.  Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 am Friday August 29, 2014 at St. John LaLande Catholic Church with Father Ron Elliott as celebrant. Interment in Missouri Veterans Cemetery Higginsville, MO.  Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 pm Thursday with a rosary at 7:00 at the Meyers Funeral Chapel 1600 West Main St. Blue Springs, MO.  More…

d. August 24, 2014

Meyers Funeral ChapelsJames A. Fitzgerald, 85, of Blue Springs, Missouri passed away on Sunday, August 24, 2014 at the Villages at Jackson Creek. The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm, Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at the First Christian Church in Blue Springs. Funeral service conducted by Rev. Cliff Caton will take place at 7 pm.  More…

d. August 24, 2014

Melva Darlene Cameron, 80, of Blue Springs, MO, passed away August 24, 2014 at the St. Luke Hospice House.  Funeral Service will be 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 29, 2014 at the Meyers Funeral Chapel 1600 West Main St. Blue Springs, MO. Visitation will be held one hour prior at the chapel. Burial will immediately follow at New Salem Cemetery in Independence, MO.  More…

d. August 23, 2014

Fleta Mae Rand, 92, Blue Springs, MO. passed away Saturday, August 23, 2014 at the Villages of Jackson Creek in Independence, MO.

Fleta was born March 22, 1922 in Mayview, MO. To Esther and Elbert Jennings. Fleta graduated from Mayview High School in 1940 and was honored as the valedictorian of the class.  More…

d. August 22, 2014

Meyers Funeral ChapelsKevin Lee Cracraft, 41, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Thursday, August 21, 2014 in Kansas City, MO.  Kevin was born February 16, 1973 in Independence, MO to Raymond and Janice (Eslinger) Cracraft.  He was employed by Target Department Stores, and he was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ, Restoration Branch on Colburn Road.  Kevin enjoyed riding bicycles, listening to music, light houses and ships, and he traveled all over the world.  More…

d. August 22, 2014

Georgie “Faye” Gibb, 93, of Blue Springs, Missouri passed away on August 22, 2014 at Wilshire at Lakewood Care Center. The family will receive friends from 5-7 pm, Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at Meyers Funeral Chapel in Blue Springs. Funeral service conducted by Reverend Andrew Florio will be held at 10:00 am at Chapel Hill Presbyterian Church on Thursday, August 28th. More…

Frederick “Rick” Charles Buckley, Jr.  Born July 14, 1957 – Deceased August 21, 2014.  Rick was a simple man.  Born in Illinois, but raised in California, Rick found his way to the United States Air Force.  More…

d. August 21, 2014

Donald Lee Franke, 71, of Blue Springs, Missouri passed away on August 21, 2014 at Centerpoint Medical Center. The family will receive friends from 9-10 am, Friday, August 29, 2014 at Meyers Funeral Chapel. Funeral service conducted by Reverend Dave Hackett will be held at 10:00 am in the chapel. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery.  More…

d. August 20, 2014

David Ross Ritchie, 28, of Blue Springs MO passed away Wednesday, August 20, 2014 in Blue Springs due to a traffic accident.  David was born June 5, 1986 in Kansas City, MO to Steffan and Dawn Ritchie.  He was an associate at Walmart.  He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints.  David was very involved in Special Olympics, basketball, track, soccer, and floor hockey.  At the 2009 Beijing Special Olympics he won a bronze medal in soccer.  More…