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…

Sanika Lewis
Sanika Lewis 26 passed away peacefully on January 30, 2016 was born December 18, 1989 in Kansas City, MO to Sonia Lewis.
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January 30, 2016

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Elite Funeral Chapel



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Julia Allen 67 passed away peacefully on January 30, 2016 was born September 23, 1948 in Antigua, West Indies to Mary Rose Corbett and Reginald Joseph.
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January 30, 2016

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Location:
Elite Funeral Chapel



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Fred Gunnels
Fred Gunnels 55 passed away on January 18, 2016 was born March 6, 1960 in Kansas City, MO to Pauline Campbell and John Benson.
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March 6, 1960 - January 18, 2016

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Thursday, February 11, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Location:
Elite Funeral Chapel



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Jimmy William “Myron” Morris
Jimmy William “Myron” Morris 60 passed away on January 31, 2016 was born to the blessed union of Willa Mae Criswell Morris and Asto Morris on April 1, 1955 in Kansas City, Kansas.
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April 1, 1955 - January 31, 2016

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Location:
Temple of Faith Missionary Baptist Church



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Beverly S. Kendrick
Beverly S. Kendrick 71 passed away on January 28, 2016 was born March 5, 1944 in Monticello, Arkansas to Robbie Everett and Henry Bailey.
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March 5, 1944 - January 28, 2016

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, February 6, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Elite Funeral Chapel



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Mary Lois Jefferis-Kennedy
Mary Lois Jefferis-Kennedy 71 passed away among family on January 19, 2016 at Research medical center. She was born on August 10, 1944 in Detroit, Michigan to John F. and Lois Angell Jefferis.
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August 10, 1944 - January 19, 2016

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Come Up Higher Intl. Ministries 6040 Troost Ave., Kansas City MO 64110



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Virginia Brown Allen
Virginia Brown Allen, 81, passed away on January 18th at the Villa St. Joseph in Overland Park, Kansas. She was the daughter of Harry Brown and Elizabeth Yancy-Brown born on October 21, 1934 in Marshall, Missouri.
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October 21, 1934 - January 18, 2016

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 1:00 PM

Location:
Bethel A.M.E. Church



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Column Windus Roseburr, (better known as C.W.)
Column Windus Roseburr, (better known as C.W.) 82 passed away on Janaury 15, 2016 was born on July 30, 1933 in Cleveland, Arkansas to the union of Ulishus and Libby Roseburr.
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July 30, 1933 - January 14, 2016

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, January 23, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Metropolitan A.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.