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…

Ja’Von Antonyo Looney
Ja’Von Antonyo Looney was born on July 13, 1980. He was the first born to James Lee and Florence Looney. Thursday, July 14th, 2016, in Kansas City, Missouri, the angel of Grace and Mercy called Ja’Von home, to a life in the everlasting
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July 14, 2016

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, July 23, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Location:
New Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church



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Edgar Riley Banks
Edgar Riley Banks 48 departed this life on July 8, 2016. Edgar was born in Kansas City, Kansas on March 28, 1968 to the union of Ella M. Newton (Banks) and Gus McAnderson.
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July 8, 2016

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Friday, July 22, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Location:
Elite Funeral Chapel



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Bernether Macklin
Bernether Macklin, 68 passed away on Thursday, July 14, 2016. Bernether was born October 30, 1947 in Charleston, Missouri to Allen Brown, Sr. and Jimmie Lee Brown.
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October 30, 1947 - July 14, 2016

Funeral Service Information

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

Location:
Zion Grove Missionary Baptist



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Marcia D. Chism
Ms. Marcia D. Chism was called to eternal rest on July 9, 2016 at age 53. Marcia was born April 23, 1963 to Phyllis Zayas Williams and Johnney Ray Saulsberry in Kansas City, Missouri. She was reared by Katherine Davis and L. B. Davis.
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April 23, 1963 - July 9, 2016

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Location:
Apostolic Church of Jesus Christ



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Joe Nathan Bronson
Joe Nathan Bronson Jr. 75 departed from this life on to the next on July 9, 2016. Joe was born November 23, 1940 to Valerie and Joe Bronson Sr. in Hope, Arkansas
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November 23, 1940 - July 9, 2016

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Mt Nebo Baptist Church



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Janice Marie Martin
Janice Marie Martin passed away peacefully on July 9, 2016. She was born to Sally Simmons on January 6, 1945 in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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January 6, 1945 - July 9, 2016

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Monday, July 18, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Elite Funeral Chapel



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Raphael Javion Loren
Raphael Javion Loren 16 left his journey on earth and began his journey in Heaven on July 4th, 2016. Raphael also known as “Dad” was born March 18, 2000 to Roy Loren III and Helen Walker in Merriam, KS.
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March 18, 2000 - July 4, 2016

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, July 16, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Location:
Metropolitan Spiritual Church of Christ



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Mr. Eugene Foster
Mr. Eugene Foster 73 passed away on June 30, 2016 was born November 25, 1942 to the parents Gladys Bryson and Tom Foster in Venice, Illinois.
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November 25, 1942 - June 30, 2016

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, July 9, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Mount Sinai 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.