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OBITUARIES

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Dennis Lloyd Elliott
....Dennis Lloyd Elliott 57, of Pleasant Hill, departed this life April 19, 2014, at St. Luke's Hospital in Kansas City, surrounded with love and family.
....He was born September 12, 1956, in Harrisonville, the son of Lloyd Hugh and Fern Ann (Terril) Elliott.  Dennis was a 1974 Pleasant Hill High School graduate. 
....Dennis has been a farmer his entire life, owning and operating Elliott Farms near Pleasant Hill.  
....In his spare time, he enjoyed collecting old car memorabilia and antiques and was an avid vintage car enthusiast.  
....He was a member of the Pleasant Hill First Christian Church and a member of the Dairy Farmers Association.
....Dennis was preceded in death by his parents, one son, Adam Elliott, one sister, Karen Ware and one brotherin-law, Doug Kruse.
....He is survived by one son, Daniel K. Elliott of Pleasant Hill; one daughter, Corinne S. Elliott of Pleasant Hill; one step-son, Benjamin Cunningham of Elkhorn, Nebr.; one granddaughter, Adyson Elliott of Pleasant Hill; one brother, Dale (and Kailonie) Elliott of Pleasant Hill; two sisters, Linda (and John Paul) Dobson of Higginsville, and Loraine (and Gary) Gardner of Sacramento, New Mexico; two nephews, Jacob Elliott and Brian Bunch of Pleasant Hill; one niece, Carrie Jennings of Grain Valley; other relatives and many friends.
....Visitation will be held 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at the funeral home.
....Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014, at the funeral home.  Rev. Frank Slaughter will officiate. Interment will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
....Casket bearers are Jim Akers, Corey Flatden, Thomas Hartsell, Randy Jackson, Mike Kircher, Dave Parris and Ronnie Parris.  Honorary casket bearer is Russell Parris. Memorial contributions are suggested to the Pleasant Hill First Christian Church and may be sent in care of the funeral home.
....Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.stanley-dickeyfuneralhome.com.
....Arrangements are under the direction of the   Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, Pleasant Hill.

Goldie Ann (Sloan) Rook
....Goldie Ann (Sloan) Rook, 92, of Pleasant Hill, departed this life on April 18, 2014, at Lee's Summit Medical Center. She was born April 15, 1922 near Archie, the daughter of James M. and Louisa Pauline (Weddington) Sloan.
.... Goldie spent her younger years in Harrisonville and was a member of the 1940 graduating class of Harrisonville High School.
....On October 19, 1940, she was united in marriage with Leslie Eugene Rook in Clinton. Goldie and Leslie lived in Pleasant Hill for a short time before moving to Butler, and then to Peculiar. In 1959, the Rook family moved back to Pleasant Hill. Mr. Rook passed away in July of 1968 and Goldie continued to live in Pleasant Hill.
....In 1963, Goldie went to work at Western Electric in Lee's Summit and retired as an inspector in 1983 after 20 years of service.
....In addition to her husband and parents, Goldie was pre-ceded in death by two brothers and three sisters.
....She is survived by one son, John Rook of Pleasant Hill, and two daughters, Jean Ann Young and husband Charles of Pleasant Hill and Carol S. Jones of Greenwood; 10 grandchildren, 18 greatgrandchildren, 19 great-great grandchildren, other relatives and many friends.
....Funeral services for Goldie A. Rook are scheduled for 11:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 23, 2014, at the Wallace Funeral Home with Rev. Tim Casteel officiating.
....Casket bearers will be Matt Jones, Scott Good, Charles Young, Jr., Wesley Young, Allen Barnard and Brad Suelter. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., April 22 at the funeral home.
....In Memory of Goldie A. Rook, the family suggests contributions to the Everett Cemetery.
....Arrangements are under the direction of the Wallace Funeral Home, Pleasant Hill.

Margery Slaughter
....Margery Slaughter passed on in her home surrounded by love on April 15, 2014.
.... She is survived by her husband, Ivan, of the home; eldest son, Stan and wife, Linda of Lee's Summit; son, Bill and wife Susan, of Fairfax; son, John and wife Sarah of Fresno, Calif.; youngest son, Mark and wife Paula of Marshfield; and daughter, Ella and husband Ed of Greenwood.
....She has seven grandchildren: Joshua, Amy, Brian, Ben, Kevin, Elizabeth and Emma and 12 great grandchildren. Marge lived life whole heartedly with an earnest joy for teaching, fishing, quilting, and her family. She was born in Green, Kans., then moved to St. Joseph, where she attended Benton High School and Missouri Western Junior College. She finished her degree in home economics at MU in 1943.
....Marge and her siblings were enthusiastic participants in 4-H with Marge attending the National Club Congress three times and winning 4H's highest honor in Leadership in 1941. Her passion for club work and the "Learning By Doing" model carried through two generations in The Hustlers 4-H club she and Ivan started in Greenwood in 1947.
....Margery had a strong volunteer spirit. She coordinated collections for the March of Dimes, worked in PTA at Greenwood Elementary for 21 years, and organized bazaars and Bible Schools for Greenwood Presbyterian.
....Her work in the craft circle in the Lee's Summit Hospital Auxiliary was valuable. Marge was also a member of the Lee's Summit Quilters Guild and Woodland Home and Garden Club.
....As a member of Aldersgate UMC, she participated in the Classics group, helped decorate the sanctuary and new building, served as a coordinator for the church's Heart Teams, and traveled on mission trips several years.
....As a Mom and Grandmother, she was supreme! Her cookie jars and meal time tabletops were always brimming with delectable choices. She made her own patterns and sewed all types of clothing items. She loved to garden, continued to enter food, quilts and crocheted items into county fairs and often won top honors. Marge and Ivan shared nearly 70 years of marriage. Marge will be dearly missed by her family and friends.
....A Memorial service will be held 3:00 p.m., April 26, 2014, at the Aldersgate UMC in Lee's Summit. The family suggests contributions to Kansas City Hospice Foundation, Aldersgate UMC or Missouri 4-H Foundation.
....Arrangements are under the direction of the Wallace Funeral Home, Pleasant Hill.