Mae Wells, 73 of Stover, MO passed away Monday, December 3, 2012 at her home. Graveside services will be held 10:30 a.m. Saturday December 8, 2012 at the Mecklin Cemetery north of Oak Grove, MO. In addition, there will also be a remembrance service held at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, December 9, 2012 at the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Versailles, MO. In lieu of flowers, Mae requested memorial donations to the Westminster Presbyterian Church Love Fund. [Read more…]
Archives for December 2012
Ryan M. “Switch” Smith, 24, of Blue Springs, MO passed away Monday, December 3, 2012 in Kansas City, MO. A memorial service celebrating Ryan’s life will be held 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 6, 2012 at Meyers Funeral Chapel, 1600 W. Main St., Blue Springs, MO, 816-229-3276. Visitation will be from 5-7:00 p.m. prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the family for a college fund to be established for his daughter, Annabell Rose. [Read more…]
Ralph E. Payne, 88, of Independence, MO passed away Monday, December 3, 2012 at his home. Ralph was born February 10, 1924 in Independence, MO to Sterling and Bessie (Conwell) Payne. On October 15, 1943 he was united in marriage to Wanetta Rose Andes and she survives of the home. He was a farmer on his own farm and believed strongly in “An honest days work for an honest days pay”. He was a member of Remnant Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Rex Payne, and Paul Payne; sister, Faye Mayfield; son, Larry E. Payne; daughter, Roszetta E. Flynn.
In addition to his wife Wanetta Rose, he is survived by son, John Keith Payne (Tina) of Independence, MO, William Ralph Payne ( Darlene) of Independence, MO; daughters, Sandra Joan Perez (Luis) of Independence, MO, Lila Faye Read (Elmer) of Blue Springs, MO, Lorene Lucille Enzmann (Michael) of Cook, MN; brothers, Arthur Payne of Independence, MO, Lester Newell of Cassville, MO; 11 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren, and 6 great-great grandchildren.
A memorial service for Ralph will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Remnant Church of Jesus Christ, Blue Springs Congregation, 5555 NW Valley View Rd, Blue Springs, MO 64015. Visitation will be 9:30 – 11:00 am at the church prior to the service. Private family burial will be held Friday at Blue Springs Cemetery. Contributions in memory of Ralph may be made to Omega Health Care hospice or to the church.
Arrangements entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel, Blue Springs, MO. Memories and condolences for the family may be left at www.meyers funeralchapel.com.