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…

Clifford Ellis Goff, Jr.
Clifford Ellis Goff, Jr., passed away at the home on Saturday, August 20, 2016. He was born on December 18, 1946 to Clifford Ellis Goff, Sr., and Levora MucKeroy in Haskell, Oklahoma.
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August 20, 2016

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, August 27, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Fellowship Right Baptist Church



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Jerry DuRay Nickens
Jerry DuRay Nickens 54 passed away on August 5, 2016. Jerry was born to the union of Roy L. and Janice Nickens on June 30th, 1962 in the town of Kansas City, Missouri.
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August 5, 2016

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Temple of Faith Baptist Church



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Porter Edwin Saxton
Porter Edwin Saxton 59 was born December 24, 1959 to parents Porter Eugene Saxton of Kansas City, Kansas and Gwendolyn (Lewis) Saxton of Kansas City, Missouri. On Wednesday, August 10, 2016, Porter Edwin Saxton died from injuries suffered in a motor vehicle accident. Both of them preceded him in death.
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December 24, 1959 - August 10, 2016

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Friday, August 19, 2016 at 2:00 PM

Location:
Elite Funeral Chapel



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Darrell Marrio Harden
Darrell Marrio Harden 38 departed this life on Friday, August 5, 2016. Darrell was born in Kansas City, MO August 31, 1977 to Terriassa Purnell (formerly Harden) and Darrell Dickerson.
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August 31, 1977 - August 12, 2016

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Metropolitan Missionary Baptist Church



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Mr. William Floyd Lewis
Mr. William Floyd Lewis 84, born May 17, 1932 in Kansas City, Missouri; was the fourth child born to the union of Archie Thurmal Lewis, Sr. and Hannah (Richardson) Lewis. He passed away on Wednesday, August 10th, 2016.
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May 17, 1932 - August 10, 2016

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 12:00 PM

Location:
Elite Funeral Chapel



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William Charles Hunter, Jr. 66
William Charles Hunter, Jr. 66 born August 25, 1949 of Kansas City, Missouri was called home by his heavenly father on Friday afternoon August 5, 2016 peacefully. William Charles Hunter, Jr. was born to the union of William C. Hunter, Sr. and Gloria McGill.
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August 25, 1949 - August 5, 2016

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 10:00 AM

Location:
Elite Funeral Chapel



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Charlene Wilson 60
Charlene Wilson 60 passed away at home on Monday, August 1, 2016. She was born March 20, 1956 to George Gordon and Viola J. Porter in Kansas City, Kansas.
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March 20, 1956 - August 1, 2016

Funeral Service Information

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

Location:
Fellowship Right Baptist Church



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Jessie Mae Baker 77
Jessie Mae Baker was called home to glory on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 at her son’s home in Aurora, Colorado surrounded by her loving family.Jessie Mae Baker 77 was born January 13, 1939 in Aberdeen, Mississippi.
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January 13, 1939 - August 3, 2016

Funeral Service Information

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

Location:
Ebenezer Missionary 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.