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…

Hazel Lenora Clark
Hazel Lenora Clark 79 was born July 12, 1937 to Thomas Stewart and Cleo Patton-Stewart in Doddridge Arkansas.
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April 23, 2017

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Monday, May 1, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Community Fellowship Church of Jesus Christ



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Samuel Earl Ware
Samuel Earl Ware 81 was born August 22, 1936 in Anniston, Alabama to Alphonso Ware, Sr. and Pearl James. He was the youngest of four children; Vivian Long, Nancy George-Ware, and Alphonso Ware, Jr.
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April 19, 2017

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Monday, May 1, 2017 at 12:00 AM

Location:
Elite Funeral Chapel



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Javon Donahue
Javon Donahue 31 passed away on April 14, 2017 was born; July 27, 1985 in Lexington, Kentucky to Joel Andrews and Warnetta G. Donahue.
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July 27, 1985 - April 14, 2017

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 3:00 PM

Location:
Elite Funeral Chapel



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Darryl Edward Dennis Sr.
Darryl Edward Dennis Sr. 55 was born December 28, 1961 in Kansas City, MO and departed this life on Monday, April 24, 2017 at St. Luke’s Hospice House.
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December 28, 1961 - April 24, 2017

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, May 6, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Location:
St. Johns Missionary Baptist Church



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William "Hoppie" Hopson
*William *Hoppie* Hopson was born April 12, 1926 to James and Mary Helen (Daniels) Hopson in Spiro, Oklahoma. He collapsed in his K.C home and quietly slipped away to be with the Lord on April 18, 2017.
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April 12, 1926 - April 18, 2017

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Monday, April 24, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Emmanuel Church



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Reverend Willie Gene Bailey Sr.
Reverend Willie Gene Bailey Sr. 96 passed away on April 14, 2017 was born on October 10, 1920 in Ft Benning, Ga. He lost his parents at an early age and was adopted by Sol Goldstein's family of Decatur, Ga.
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October 10, 1920 - April 14, 2017

Funeral Service Information

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Location:
Bethel A.M.E. Church



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Norman Sawyer, Sr.
Norman Sawyer, Sr. 63 passed away on April 12, 2017 was born June 23, 1953 to the union of Ernest and Mary Sawyer in Kansas City, Missouri.
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June 23, 1953 - April 12, 2017

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Zion Grove Missionary Baptist Church



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Hubert Phillip "Phil" Thomas
Hubert Phillip "Phil" Thomas 63 was born on September 23, 1954. He was the eldest son of two children born to Hubert & Joan Thomas of Kansas City, Missouri.
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September 23, 1954 - April 9, 2017

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 7:00 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.