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…

Mary Jean Astorga
Mary J. Astorga 86 was born April 27, 1931 in Guthrie, Oklahoma.
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November 12, 2017

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Marantha Church



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Lovie Woodfork
Mrs. Lovie "Doris" Lewis Woodfork, 66 was born August 6, 1951 in Henderson, Texas to the union of Sullivan T. Lewis and Beenie Lee Taylor Lewis.
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November 6, 2017

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Bowers Memorial C.M.E. Church



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Patsy A. Brewer
Mrs. Patsy A. Brewer passed away peacefully on November 7, 2017 was born December 25, 1948 in Kansas City to Preston L. Taylor and Annabelle Taylor.
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December 25, 1948 - November 7, 2017

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 10:00 AM

Location:
Elite Funeral Chapel



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Jennifer Hayes
Jennifer Hayes, was born September 10, 1964 in Clarksville, Texas to Jack Hayes and Alice Faye Lawrence.
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September 10, 1964 - October 30, 2017

Funeral Service Information

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

Location:
Memorial Church International



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Rebecca L. McConnell
Rebecca L. McConnell 55 passed away on October 28, 2017 was born June 30, 1962 to Georgia L. And Carlee Burns in Kansas City, KS. She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Steve Burns. Becky was a lifelong resident of Kansas City, KS.
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June 30, 1962 - October 28, 2017

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Elite Funeral Chapel



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Shirley Ann Weston
Shirley A. Weston 65 passed away on October 29, 2017was born on December 7, 1951 to Hurick Vinson and Essie Mae Jordan in Kansas City, KS
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December 7, 1951 - October 29, 2017

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Community Fellowship Church of Jesus Christ



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Larry Gibbs
Larry F. Gibbs, 72, was born September 11, 1945 to the union of Floyd and Elease Gibbs in Richmond, Missouri.
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September 11, 1945 - October 16, 2017

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Monday, October 23, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Elite Funeral Chapel



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Barbara "Jackie" Jennings-Williams
Barbara "Jackie" Jennings-Williams 61 passed away on October 7, 2017 was born in Marshall, Texas, December 19, 1955 to the union of Lonzo Jennings , Jr. and the former Dorothy Pickens.
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December 19, 1955 - October 7, 2017

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Elite Funeral Chapel



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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.