Blue Springs Obituaries

d. April 27, 2016

Edward L. “Eddie” Parker, 75, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at his home.  Eddie was born February 26, 1941 to Benjamin and Idress (Hopper) Parker in Marshall, MO.

In spite of being disabled, Eddie attended school thru the 10th grade.  He enjoyed traveling, Special Olympics, puzzles, and watching television.  More…

d. April 26, 2016

Dulcie Thomasene “Tommie” Rains, 94, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Tuesday, April 26, 2016.  She was born to W. Thomas and Dulcie (Boone) Hardy on October 18, 1921 in Wilsonville, NE.

Tommie received her Registered Nursing degree from the Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis, MO.  She was united in marriage to Fred E. Rains on May 29, 1943 in Maplewood, MO.  More…

d. April 22, 2016

Harold “Buzz” M. Mahurin, Jr., 88, a resident of Aldrich, MO formerly of Blue Springs, MO passed away on Friday, April 22, 2016.  He was born to Harold and Jennie (Combs) Mahurin, Sr. on October 1, 1927 in Lincoln Park, MI.

Buzz was united in marriage to Nicki Ogrizovich on May 17, 1991 in Independence, MO.  He proudly served his country in the United States Army. More…

d. April 19, 2016

Ida Lee Pitts, 84, of Blue Springs, MO passed away peacefully at her home on Tuesday, April 19, 2016.  She was born to Joseph and Mary (Cox) Murtha on August 3, 1931 in Knobel, AR.

Ida was united in marriage with Kenneth Pitts on May 21, 1949 in Mt. Home, AR.  She was a long time member of the Blue Springs Assembly in Blue Springs, MO.  More…

d. April 18, 2016

Agnes M. Shellhorn, 90, of Grain Valley, MO passed away on Monday, April 18, 2016.  She was born to Arthur and Mary (Rutter) Donnelly on February 24, 1926 in Jackson County, MO.

Agnes graduated 1943 from Manuel High School in Kansas City, MO.  She worked as a Jeweler for over 20 years at Green’s Jewelry Company before retiring in 1967.  More…

d. April 14, 2016

Francis G. Blew, 74, of Blue Springs, MO passed away on Thursday, April 14, 2016.  He was born March 14, 1942 in Marceline, MO to Lucien and Virginia (Pennick) Blew.

Francis was united in marriage with Paulette Smith on May 6, 1961 in San Diego, CA.  More…

d. April 13, 2016

Barbara Jolene Brown, 80, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Wednesday, April 13, 2016.  The family will receive friends from 4:00-7:00 p.m., on Monday, April 18, 2016 at the First Christian Church of Blue Springs, MO.  The service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday at the church.  Burial will follow at the Blue Springs Cemetery.  More…

d. April 11, 2016

William “Bill” P. Phillips, 36, of Blue Springs, MO passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, April 11, 2016.  He was born on September 5, 1979 in Independence, MO to Clark and Doris (Bowlen) Phillips.

Bill attended Arizona State University in Tempe, AZ from 2002-2005 and completed his degree in Communications from UMKC in Kansas City, MO in 2008.   More…

d. April 11, 2016

Karen A. Caskey, 68, of Blue Springs, MO passed away peacefully on Monday, April 11, 2016.  She was born on June 6, 1947 to James and Mary Lee (Brooks) Mock.

Karen was united in marriage with David Caskey on April 19, 1966 in Independence, MO.  She worked as the Data Records Manager for the Nelson Atkins Art Museum for 17 years. More…

d. April 6, 2016

Clifford D. Thrasher, 68, of Blue Springs, MO passed away peacefully at his home on April 6, 2016. He was born on October 21, 1947 in Kansas City, MO to Arthur and Barbara (Scarborough) Thrasher.

Clifford was united into marriage with Linda McDonald on December 21, 1968 in El Cajon, CA. He served his country in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. More…