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Obituaries

Philip E. Bishop
March 14, 2022

Philip “Phil Eugene Bishop, 70 Sedalia, died March 14 at his home.

A celebration of life gathering of family and friends will be held at a later date by the family.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Rea Funeral Chapel, Sedalia.

Matthew M. Carroll
March 15, 1986 – March 14, 2022

Matthew Marshall Carroll, 35, Independence, died peacefully at his home March 14. Matthew was born March 15, 1986, in Kansas City, the son of Brett and Bethann (Marshall) Carroll.

The family will have private services at a later date.

Matthew was a cook, employed at several restaurants.

Matthew was preceded in death by his grandparents, Harry and Diane Marshall; paternal great-grandparents, Richard and Allene (Rogers) Mansfield; an uncle, Doug Marshall; an aunt, Rhonda Verdic; and a cousin, Marisa Sain.

He is survived by his daughter, Skye and his parents, of the home; paternal grandparents, Loyd “Sonny” Wiseman and Toni, Harrisonville; brothers, Christopher Caroll and Kelly, Kansas City, and Eric Carroll, Independence; an aunt, Christine Sain, Urich; a great-uncle, Robert Mansfield, San Fransisco, California; nephews, Tyce and Will Carroll; several cousins; and extended family and friends.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville.

David Etterling

David Etterling’s family is having David’s Celebration of Life this Saturday, March 26th.

If you knew David, his family would be honored to have you there.

David loved spring and Saturday, March 26, is the last day of the first week of spring.

There will be a joyful gathering beginning at 10 a.m. and the celebration of life service will be at 11 a.m. at Mt. Moriah Funeral Home, 10507 Holmes Rd., (at the intersection of I-435 and Holmes Road), Kansas City. David’s favorite teacher will bring the message.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Mt. Moriah Funeral Home, Kansas City.

Bonnie Marie Hedgpeth
April 22, 1931 – March 17, 2022

Bonnie Marie Hedgpeth, 90, Harrisonville, died March 17 at Kansas City Hospice House, Kansas City.

Bonnie Hedgpeth was born April 22, 1931 in Eldon, to William Charles Machon and Redus (Rowden) Machon. Bonnie grew up in Iberia. She married Lawrence Huffman Feb. 26, 1948. They bought a farm in Pleasant Hill, where they raised their three sons, Lawrence, Karl and Konrad.

She later married Charles Ivan Hedgpeth on June 29, 1985 and they lived together in Harrisonville. Bonnie worked for the Multipurpose Center in Harrisonville as a manager for many years, enjoying being able to serve the community she lived in. Her true passion was being outdoors, enjoying an excuse to be outside, you would often find her doing the yard work or gardening.

Bonnie is preceded in death by her parents; her first husband, Lawrence Huffman; her second husband, I van Hedgpeth; her two brothers: Carl Machon and Delbert Machon; her sister, Billie Ash; her grandchildren: Karl Huffman, Jr., Kristal Huffman and Mandy Huffman.

She is survived by her sons, Lawrence Huffman, Karl Huffman and Konrad Huffman; her four grandchildren, Kari Russell, Steven Huffman, Stacia Huffman and Karen Clark; 12 great-grandchildren; her sisters, Janet Darr and Bobbie Schmidt; and many extended family and friends.

Funeral Services will be at 2 p.m. Friday, March 25 at Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville, with visitation beginning at 1 p.m. Burial to follow in Orient Cemetery, Harrisonville. Memorial donations can be made in Bonnie’s name to Shepherd’s Staff Food Pantry, 1311 Sanders St., Harrisonvi8lle, MO 64701.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville.

Maria del Carmen Morales Ibarra
March 11, 2022

Maria del Carmen Morales Ibarra, 69, Harrisonville, died March 11 in Kansas City. Services were March 18 at St. Sabina Catholic Church, Belton, with burial in Orient Cemetery, Harrisonville.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville.

Brent Douglas Kendrick
March 14, 2022

Brent Douglas Kendrick, 52, Kansas City, died March 14 in Kansas City. Memorial services were March 21 at the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, March 25, 2022, at 2:00 PM at Atkinson.

Darlene Ann McDaniel
Feb. 16, 1942 – March 15, 2022

Born Darlene Ann Gage on Feb. 16, 1942 in El Paso, Texas, to parents Harold and Susan Gage, she was granted 80 years then sung into heaven March 15, with her friend, Delores Metcalf, at her side and granddaughter, Elizabeth, singing on the phone.

“Seventy years are given to us: Some even live to eighty. But even the best years are filled with pain and trouble; soon they disappear, and we fly away.” Psalms 90:10.

A pastor’s daughters herself, Darlene accepted a proposal to life as a devoted pastor’s wife to her husband, Jerry McDaniel, and was a loving mother to two, Shari and John, while her brother, James Gage was called to serve as a missionary. Clearly, ministry runs deep and wide in her family.

Her fingers served the Lord behind the piano of many churches, most recently leading the Abiding Love Baptist Church congregation in praise to the Lord.

When she wasn’t playing, she was likely baking cakes for every and all occasions. Even in her hardships, she continued to speak of God’s goodness, express gratitude, pray for others and proclaim Jesus as her Savior.

Darlene was proceeded in death by her parents, Rev. Harold and Susan Gage; husband, Rev. Jerry McDaniel; and daughter, Shari Perew-Breckenridge.

She is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Dr. James and Carmenza Gage; her sone and daughter-in-law, Rev. John and Jennifer McDaniel, and their children, Elizabeth and Even; her grandson, Johathon Perew, and his daughter, Isabella Perew; her granddaughter and her spouse, Sara and David Moore and their daughter, Quinn Perew; and her son-in-law, Ray Breckenridge. May her Heavenly homecoming be celebrated until we meet again on that great day.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. April 1 at Melancon’s Funeral Home, Netherland, Texas. A graveside service will be April 2, at Memory Gardens Cemetery, Nederland, Texas.

Bobby Joe Scott
March 13, 2022

Bobby Joe Scott, 87, Harrisonville, died March 13 at his home. Graveside services were March 17 at Howell Memorial Park Cemetery, Pomona.

Arrangements were under the direction of the Atkinson Funeral Home, Harrisonville.

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