Aug. 16 Obits

August 16, 2013 

Kimberly Ann George

June 23, 1980 - Aug. 3, 2013

Kimberly Ann George, 33, of Peculiar, died Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, at Belton Regional Medical Center in Belton.

Kimberly was born June 23, 1980, in Kingston, Pa., the daughter of William David and Ann (Fulton) George. She was raised in Harrisonville and was a member of the class of 1998 Harrisonville High School. She was a loving daughter, granddaughter, sister, aunt, and friend with a beautiful smile and contagious laugh. Everyone who knew Kim knew her love for animals, willingness to always help, and most of all her huge heart and fun-loving spirit. She will most definitely be missed by many.

Kimberly was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, Charles M. George, maternal grandmother, Peggy A. Fulton and maternal grandfather, Charles D. Fulton. She is survived by her father and stepmother, William David and Kristi George, Warsaw; mother, Ann George, Harrisonville; fiancé, Mark Young, Peculiar; brother, Charles George, Harrisonville; sister, Mary Cage and husband Nathan and two nephews, Dalton and Cole, all of Archie; paternal grandmother, Carol George, Harrisonville; as well as many other loving family members.

Funeral services were Aug. 9 at Atkinson Funeral Home in Harrisonville, with burial in Orient Cemetery, Harrisonville. Memorial contributions may be made to the Kimberly George Memorial Fund, c/o Hawthorn Bank, Harrisonville.

Online condolences may be made to atkinsonfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements: Atkinson Funeral Home, 600 W. Wall, Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-380-3268.

Jeremy Scott Roller

Feb. 8, 1981 - Aug. 4, 2013

Jeremy Scott Roller, 32, of Harrisonville, was born Feb. 8, 1981, in Harrisonville the son of Gary and Debbie (Roller) Kircher. He died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at his home near Harrisonville.

Funeral services were Aug. 8 at Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, with burial in Garden City Cemetery, Garden City.

Arrangements: Dickey Funeral Home, 2401 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-884-6244.

Kenneth Robert Ball

Sept. 19, 1949 - Aug. 5, 2013

Kenneth Robert Ball, 63, of El Mirage, Ariz., formerly of Harrisonville, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at his home.

Kenneth was born in Vancouver, Wash., the son of Kenneth and Jean Ball. He served his country in the U.S. Marine Corps for over 18 years, serving two tours in Vietnam.

Online condolences may be made to atkinsonfuneralhome.com.

Arrangements: Atkinson Funeral Home, 600 W. Wall, Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-380-3268.

Mary Margaret Myers

Nov. 17, 1923 - Aug. 6, 2013

Mary Margaret Myers, 89, of Freeman, was born Nov. 17, 1923, in Camden, the daughter of Jesse and Mary Elizabeth (Godley) James. She died Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013, at her daughter’s home surrounded by her children and family.

On June 27, 1942, Mary was united in marriage to Elwyn Price Myers in Camden.

Mary was a homemaker. She was a solid Christian example with unconditional love for her family and was a prayer warrior for their safety and protection. Mary and Elwyn loved their church family at Freeman Baptist Church and were members for more than 50 years.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Elwyn Myers on Jan. 16, 2008, and her brothers and sisters.

Mary is survived by her children, Kevin Price Myers and wife Marsha, Kansas City, Kan., James Kent Myers and wife Donna, Sapulpa, Okla., and Kimberly Kay Hoffman and husband John, Lake Winnebago; six grandchildren, Alissa, Sean, Raleigh, Meredith, Erica and Leah; two great-grandchildren, Lindsay and Bridget; a sister, Gloria Gillette, Kansas City, Kan.; other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were Aug. 8 at Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville, with graveside service and interment Aug. 9 at Craven Cemetery, Camden.

Family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Freeman Baptist Church Memorial Fund, Freeman.

To view the video tribute or send the family online condolences, please visit www.dickeyfh.com.

Arrangements: Dickey Funeral Home, 2401 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-884-6244.

Doris Jensen

June 14, 1946 - Aug. 7, 2013

Doris Jensen, 67, of Dayton, was born to David Franklin and Louise Wilson Goacher in Hughes, Ark., June 14, 1946. She died Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, after battling ovarian cancer for seven years.

Doris grew up in Hughes, Ark., and she was baptized in 1956 at First Baptist Church in Hughes. In 1965, she graduated from Hughes High School and a few years later moved to Missouri. In 1972, she married Eldon E Jensen in which she gained two wonderful daughters, Dana and Diana. Born to this union were two more children, Eldon II and Katherine. Eldon and Doris moved to Dayton, where they have resided for the last 35 years. Doris worked at Cass Medical Center in Harrisonville for more than 17 years as a certified nursing assistant. She grew to love the people of Harrisonville and her coworkers, as well as the people of Dayton and Garden City. She was a member of Dayton Community Church for more than 35 years. She loved her church and worked with the youth.

Doris was preceded in death by parents; sister, Helen Coffey; brothers, Sandford Goacher and Cecil Goacher; sisters-in-law-Dorthy Goacher, Patsy Goacher, and Jeanette Goacher; niece Shelly Goacher; and nephew Carl Goacher.

Surviving is husband Eldon Jensen of 41 years of Dayton; children Eldon Jensen II (Amy) of Omaha, Neb., Katherine Nelson (Klee) of Lee’s Summit, Dana Wilson of Independence, and Diana Hite (Herb) of Lee’s Summit; and 14 beautiful grandchildren, her pride and joy, Danielle Collins (Jesse), Christopher Wilson, Meghan Wilson, Ashley Gehring, Zachary Gehring, Grant Newhard, Matthew Nelson, Kaleb Nelson, Nathanael Nelson, Benjamin Nelson, Gabriel Jensen, Alexander Jensen, and Samuel Jensen; brothers, Louis Goacher (Annie) of Bradford, Ark., Billy Goacher (Carey) of Hughes, Ark., David Goacher of West Memphis, Ark., and sister, Frances Creekmore (Delbert) of West Memphis, Ark., and sister-in-law, Shirley Goacher of Wynne, Ark.

Family suggests contributions may be made to Miss Doris’s Little Angels.

Funeral services were Aug. 10 at Dayton Community Church, Garden City, with burial in Dayton Cemetery near Garden City.

To send the family online condolences, please visit www.dickeyfh.com.

Arrangements: Dickey Funeral Home, 2401 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-884-6244.

John H. Doubledee

Feb. 7, 1943 - Aug. 11, 2013

John H. Doubledee, 70, of Harrisonville, died Saturday, Aug. 11, 2013. John was born Feb. 7, 1943, in Phoenix, Ariz., to George Melvin Doubledee and Juanda (Harrell) Doubledee.

He lived his life in just about every county along the western border of Missouri, south of Kansas City. He married the love of his life, Janet Strange, in July 1993. He worked in many occupations, retiring in 1997 from Thorco Manufacturing in Butler and will be remembered mostly as a hobby farmer and master angel food cake baker. He was a lifelong member of the RLDS/Community of Christ Church, attaining the office of Elder. He was an avid sports enthusiast, youth baseball and softball coach, bowler, and fan of the Kansas City Royals and Chiefs.

John was preceded in death by his father, George. He is survived by his beloved wife Janet, and seven children, Tim, Lisa, Tara, Holly, Willa Jo, Sarah, and J.W. (Hoss), and six grandchildren; his mother, Juanda, sister Lois Reynolds, brothers Steve, Melvin, Lehigh and Michael.

There will be a Celebration of Life at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, at Dickey Funeral Home, 2401 E. Mechanic in Harrisonville. Visitation will be at 2 p.m. before the Celebration.

Contributions may be made to Archie Baseball or Archie Football.

Arrangements: Dickey Funeral Home, 2401 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-884-6244.

Mildred Maxine Leimkuehler

Nov. 7, 1920 - Aug. 11, 2013

Mildred Maxine (Corlee) Beaver Leimkuehler, 92, of Garden City, was born near Pueblo, Colo., the daughter of Wouter Van Twiller and Francis Corlee. She died Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013.

Funeral services were Aug. 14 at Our Saviour Lutheran Church. Graveside services were at Sunset Gardens Cemetery, Marshall.

Arrangements: Dickey Funeral Home, 2401 E. Mechanic St., Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-884-6244.

Marian Earline Todd

July 9, 1933 - Aug. 12, 2013

Marian Earline Todd, 80, of Pleasant Hill, was born July 9, 1933, the daughter of Clarence and Margueritte (Leusley) Baldwin. She died Monday, Aug. 12, 2013, at her home.

On July 4, 1952, Marian was untied in marriage to Carl David Todd in Bentonville, Ark.

Marian was employed as a supervisor for 20 years at Hallmark Cards, Kansas City, until her retirement in 1992. She was a member of East Gate Christian Church, Independence. Marian enjoyed traveling, camping, roses, geraniums and watching the birds around her home. She had lived in Independence before moving to Pleasant Hill in 1992.

Besides her parents, Marian was preceded in death by a grandson, Matthew Carty, a half brother, Labon Baldwin and a half-sister, Debbie Richardson.

Marian is survived by her loving husband of 61 years Carl Todd, of the home; a son, David Todd and wife, Joyce, Independence; a daughter, Katherine Soza, Topeka, Kan.; six grandchildren; a half-brother, Leroy Shoemaker, Kansas City; other relatives and a host of friends.

Family suggests contributions may be made to Alexander Speidel’s Transplant Fund, C/O US Bank, 15610 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Shawnee, KS 66217 or to John Knox Village Hospice.

Cremation. No services scheduled.

Arrangements: Cass County Cremation Service, 2400 E. Elm St., Harrisonville, MO 64701; 816-884-6302.

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