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…

Cortez Andrew Riley
Cortez Andrew Riley 14, passed April 18,2019 Cortez and his twin sister, Courtney Elizabeth Riley, were born April 11, 2005 to Terryl “Terry” Riley and Angelique “Angel” Allen at St. Joseph Medical Center in Kansas City, MO.
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April 18, 2019

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Friday, April 26, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Location:
St. James United Methodist Church



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Sherri Flanigan
Sherri Flanigan 64, passed away April 16, 2019 was born on July 20, 1954 to Pauline Flanigan in Kansas City, Missouri. She attended school in Kansas City, Missouri School District, graduating form Paseo High School with the class of 1972.
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April 16, 2019

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, April 27, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Greater St. Matthew Missionary Baptist Church



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Dorris Connor
Mrs. Doris Connor 86, passed April 12,2019 was born March 19, 1933 in Batesville, Mississippi to DeWitt Boyles and Everlee Cole.
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March 19, 1933 - April 12, 2019

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Greater Mt. Zion Baptist Church



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Lulene Kindle
Lulene Kindle 82, passed April 4, 2019 was born November 29, 1936 to Ada Malone and Allen Mosley in a small town in Louisinana.
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November 29, 1936 - April 4, 2019

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Location:
House Of Refuge Church



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Winfield Dewberry
Winfield Dewberry 78, passed March 31,2019 was born July 1, 1941 the Dewberry family, welcomed a healthy, brown eyed baby boy with big dimples in Guthrie, OK.
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July 1, 1941 - March 31, 2019

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Landmark International 8701 Sni-A-Bar Road Kansas City, MO 64219



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Michael C. Glover
Michael Corey Glover 29, passed March 27, 2019 was born on March 2, 1990 in Kansas City, Missouri to the union of Michelle Thompson and Michael Glover Sr.
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March 2, 1990 - March 27, 2019

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Friday, April 5, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Victory Way Church Of The Most High God



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Angela Yvette Reid
Angela Yvette Reid 39, passed March 16,2019 and graced her presence on this earth on May 21, 1979 to the union of Harold Jones and Candice M. Brown in Kansas City, Missouri.
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May 21, 1979 - March 16, 2019

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Sheffield Family Life Center



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Travis Thomas
Travis Bryant Thomas 49, Aka "Ace" passed March 20, 2019 and was born on December 12, 1969 in West Memphis Arkansas to Barbara Jean and Argustus Thomas.
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December 12, 1969 - March 20, 2019

Funeral Service Information

Date and Time:
Saturday, March 30, 2019 at 11:00 AM

Location:
Elite Funeral Chapel 11525 Blue Ridge Blvd. Kansas City, Missouri 64134



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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.