Memorializing Memories

Service

Feeling overwhelmed by questions and required decisions at time if loss is to be expected. Providing a a full service funeral home is part of our commitment to guiding you through your time of need.

We are continuing a family tradition of offering the highest level of service.

Honor

Having the opportunity to help you honor the life of your loved one is a privilege we take very seriously.

At Elite Funeral Chapel your families needs will be handled with respect and compassion.

Dedication

Your concerns are as individual as the loved one you wish to honor. We recognize this and we are dedicated to meeting your specific needs. The Morris family has been serving the unique needs of many families for over 25 years.

Recently, we have been privileged to serve the families of…

Willie Tate
Willie Tate 67 passed away on February 1, 2017 was born on June 28, 1949 in Rockford, Illinois to the union of Nathaniel Jack and Almer Tate.
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February 1, 2017

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Greater St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church



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Deborah Denise Madden
Deborah Denise Madden, 62 of Kansas City, MO departed this life on January 27, 2017 at St. Luke’s Hospice House. Deborah was born July 22, 1954 to the union of her loving parents Betty and Alvin Moore.
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January 27, 2017

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, February 11, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Location:
St. John Missionary Baptist Church



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Sarah Sadie Tabron (Williams)
Sarah Sadie Tabron (Williams) 93 departed this life for the realm of eternity on Sunday, January 29th, 2017 at University of Kansas Medical Center. Kansas City, Kansas, was born February 10, 1923 in Little Rock, Arkansas, She was the 4th child of 8 born to Walter and Sarah Tabron.
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February 10, 1923 - January 29, 2017

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Friday, February 10, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Concord Fortress of Hope



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PM Mr. Orval T. Mayfield
Mr. Orval T. Mayfield 93, died on February 2, 2017, he lived in Kansas City, Mo. for over 70 years. He was born November 25, 1923 to Thomas and Pearl Mayfield in Nowata, Oklahoma.
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November 25, 1923 - February 2, 2017

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Friday, February 10, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Prince Of Peace Missionary Baptist Church,



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Malena Young
Malena Young 47 passed away peacefully on January 24, 2017 surrounded by family and friends. She was born on June 16, 1969 to Merna Elaine Easton and John Woolridge.
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June 16, 1969 - January 24, 2017

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Thursday, February 9, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Grace Temple Pentecostal



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Monroe Chester Nash
Monroe Chester Nash 80 passed away peacefully on January 24, 2017 was the middle child born to Effie Lee and Leon Bernard Nash Sr. on March 5, 1936.
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March 5, 1936 - January 24, 2017

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Tuesday, January 31, 2017 at 3:30 PM

Location:
The Blue Room



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Antoinette Louise McDowell
Antoinette Louise McDowell 61 was born July 26, 1955 Ann J. Whittaker and Harold McDowell in Kansas City, MO, both parent preceded her in death.
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July 26, 1955 - January 8, 2017

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Thursday, January 12, 2017 at 1:30 PM

Location:
Mt. Vernon Missionary Baptist Church



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William Louis Elliott, II
William Louis Elliott II, 41, of Independence, Missouri died January 17, 2017. He was born October 26, 1975 in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of William Louis Elliott and Georgia Louise (Seay) Elliott.
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October 26, 1975 - January 17, 2017

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Jamison Memorial Temple C.M.E. Church



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Services

We Offer Many Service Options to Meet Your Needs

Our Selection of Products

Our Services page lists several available packages. They are only the beginning of what we have to offer. We will customize services on a case by case basis to fit your specific needs.

Most funerals have standardized pricing. We realize not everyone can afford those costs.  There are many options we can consider in helping you design the best possible tribute to your loved one.

Elite Funeral Chapel offers a wide range of products to help you memorialize your loved one. By August 2015 we will have a section of this site allowing you to view our selection of caskets, urns, burial vaults, and personalized items.

In the meantime, please let us know if you have questions.

Family Owned and Operated


The_Morris_BrothersFor over twenty five years, our family has been dedicated to providing the highest standard of service. Eugene. R. Morris owned and operated the E.R. Morris Funeral Chapel from 1988 until the time of his death on April 4, 2000. The Morris family grew this facility…

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Frequently Asked Questions

What Happens First
You will need to have documentation of the following information about the decedent:

  • Full legal name
  • Social security number
  • Date of birth
  • City and State of birth
  • Father’s name
  • Mother’s first and maiden name

You will also need to have a photo of the deceased.

If the decedent was a veteran you will ned to have their discharge form (DD-214).

If the decedent was a government employee, you will need to have their CSA or CSF number.

If death occurs at home, you will need to notify your hospice provider if one is assisting you. You will also need to notify your local police department.

When death occurs in a state other than where final services will take place, either due to travel or because the person did not live near their family, it is necessary to coordinate between providers in each city.

We have affiliations with providers in all 50 states, Mexico and Canada. Overseas transportation can also be arranged. Please contact us to discuss your specific circumstance.

Planning The Service
The funeral services is one of the first steps toward healing in the bereavement process. It offers an opportunity for those who knew your loved one to come together and express their feelings of loss. This is also a time for friends, family and other guest to support one another.
Most funerals have standardized pricing. We realize not everyone can afford those costs. We will customize services on a case by case basis to fit your needs.
Yes. We offer two options for this. You can choose the Elite Classic Cremation Memorial Service, or the Elite Executive Memorial Service with Reviewal. More information about both options is on our Services page.
The funeral director is the person who will guide you through the details in this process. He or she will arrange for transportation of the deceased, and implement the choices you make regarding the funeral and final disposition your loved one.  Some of the things they do include:
  • Arranging and preparing death certificates
  • Providing certified copies of death certificates for insurance and benefit processing
  • Submitting the obituary to the newspapers of your choice
  • Assisting with funeral arrangements and the purchase of casket, urn, burial vault and cemetery plot
  • Scheduling the opening and closing of the grave with cemetery personnel, if a burial is to be performed
  • Coordinating with clergy if a funeral or memorial service is to be held
  • Arranging a safety/police escort and transportation to the funeral and/or cemetery for the family
Other Considerations
Grief counseling services are available by appointment. We can also assist you with veterans filings and probate filings.

If your loved one was cremated, we can have the cremains shipped via the United States Postal Service.

We can coordinate with churches and community centers. Use of our banquet facility can be added to funeral services entrusted to Elite Funeral Chapel. Please call 816-765-0141 for additional details.
We offer burial insurance and burial trusts. We can answer your questions about either option. For further information, please call us at 816-765-0141.
A number of options may be available to you. Payment can be made using individual life insurance, corporate group life insurance, or a certified check. We also accept debit cards and all major credit cards.