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Area Obituaries

TERRI LEE HURLEY

Terri Lee Hurley, 70, of Holden, was born December 8, 1951, in Kansas City, the daughter of Jack C. and Dorothy A. (Fisk) Hurley. She departed this life Saturday, May 21, 2022, at Lee’s Summit Medical Center. Terri was employed in Shipping and Receiving for Aero Express in Lee’s Summit. She enjoyed working on the…

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REBECCA ELLEN “BECCA” AYLER

Rebecca Ellen “Becca” Ayler, 49, of Holden, Missouri, passed away Sunday, May 15, 2022 at her home following an extended illness. Becca was born November 16, 1972 in Chicago, Illinois, the daughter of John J. Dana and Judy A. (Gordon) Dana. She graduated from Homewood Flossmoor High School in Homewood, Illinois. She was a branch…

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SHARON SUE STANLEY

Sharon Sue Stanley, 86, of Kingsville, Missouri, passed away on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at her home surrounded by family. She was born on Friday, October 18, 1935, in Fort Scott, Kansas, to the late Mary Ellen (Neely) Boyd and Benjamen Franklyn Boyd. Sharon lived in Fort Scott for 49 years before relocating to Kansas…

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NEIL LAVERN KLOSSEN

  Neil Lavern Klossen went home to his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on April 29, 2022 in Raymore, Missouri, at the age of 93. He was one of five children born in Barnes, Kansas on August 5, 1928, to Joe and Anna Klozenbucher. Neil met the love of his life, Norma Jean Beem, and…

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MARCUS BENJAMEN CAMPBELL

Marcus Benjamen Campbell, age nine, died on Saturday, April 9, 2022 at his home in Holden, Missouri. He was born on Monday, April 16, 2012, in Overland Park, Kansas, to Tami (Elvik) Campbell and Benjamen Campbell. Marcus attended Holden Elementary School and was in third grade. He had Down Syndrome and loved TV and music.…

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BRUCE LILBURN WHITE

Bruce Lilburn White, 75, of Holden, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at his home, following an extended illness. Bruce was born August 22, 1946 in Excelsior Springs, Missouri, the son of Huston and Roma (Williams) White. He graduated from Holden High School. From the age of seven, when he was put on a…

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KIMBERLEE ANN LEE

Kimberly Ann Lee, 65, of Kingsville, Missouri, passed away unexpectedly Monday, April 25, 2022 at her home. Kim was born August 4, 1956 in Smith Center, Kansas, the daughter of Eddie Miller and Alberta (Stewart) Miller. She was raised in Olathe and graduated from Blue Valley High School in Stanley, Kansas. She attended Johnson County…

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MATTHEW JAMES COLLINS

Matthew James Collins, 47, of Holden, Missouri, passed away Friday, April 29, 2022, at his home. Matthew was born September 5, 1974, in Parsons, Kansas, the son of James E. and Genalee G. (Jones) Collins. He graduated from Prairie View High School in Lacygne, Kansas. He was united in marriage to Melissa Sue Brandt on…

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MELVIN WILLIAM POPE, JR.

Melvin William Pope, Jr., 78, of Holden, Missouri, passed away Friday, April 15, 2022 in Warrensburg. Melvin was born September 23, 1943 in Kansas City, the son of Melvin W. Pope, Sr. and Goldie Irene (McConville) Pope. He was raised in Holden, having graduated from Holden High School. After high school, he went to work…

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JAMES “TEX” CHRISTOPHER STEVENSON

James “Tex” Christopher Stevenson, 80, passed away Friday, April 15, 2022 at his home in Kingsville Missouri, surrounded by his family. He was born on October 12, 1941, in Liberty, MO, to the late James and Leota (Bosley) Stevenson. Jim was raised near North Kansas City and attended Big Shoal School. He left school to…

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