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…

Brian Frank Dunn
Brian F. Dunn born July 7, 1978 in Kansas City Missouri to the union of Jiles Dunn and Dianne Talley-Dunn.
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November 17, 2019

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Friday, November 29, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Macedonia Baptist Church



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Mrs. Christine Brown
Mrs. Christine Brown – Holmes 84,passed July 15, 2019 was born December 25, 1934 to Catherine Brown and Sherman Johnson in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
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July 15, 2019

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, July 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Location:
St. Peters Catholic Church



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George Wesley Gilliam III
George Wesley Gilliam III 57, passed July 4, 2019 was born December 5, 1961 in Hope, Arkansas to the late George Gilliam Jr and Lovie (Roby) Gilliam.
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December 5, 1961 - July 4, 2019

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Elite Funeral Chapel



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Troy Warren
Troy Warren 58, passed June 27, 2019 was born July 24, 1960 to the late Vivian Warren and Jesse Garrett on in Kansas City MO
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July 24, 1960 - June 27, 2019

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 12:00 PM

Location:
Kansas City Church of Christ



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Earl Boutell
Earl Boutell 71, passed on June 10, 2019 Born in March 24, 1948 to Earline and Earl N. Boutell, Jr. of Prairie Village, KS,
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March 24, 1948 - June 10, 2019

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 6:30 AM

Location:
Southside Kansas City Optimist Club



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Ronald Ray Porchia
Ronald Ray Porchia 57, passed away on Augst 2, 2019 was born February 13, 1962 in Omaha Nebraska to the late JD and Patsy Porchia.
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February 13, 1962 - August 2, 2019

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Elite Funeral Chapel



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David Roberson Sr.
David Roberson Sr. 98, passed July 31, 2019 was born in Hope, Arkansas on November 19, 1920.
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November 19, 1920 - July 31, 2019

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Celebration services held Wednesday, August 7, 2019.Visitation 10am Celebration 11am at Elite Funeral Chapel 11525 Blue Ridge Blvd. Kansas City, MO 64134. Interment Forest Hill Cemetery



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Ola J. Beaman-Williams
Ola Jeanine Beaman-Williams 43, passed June 14, 2019 was born August 18, 1975 to Allen Hill and Patricia Beaman.
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August 18, 1975 - June 14, 2019

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Friday, June 28, 2019 at 12:00 AM

Location:
Cleveland Avenue Baptist 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.