FAMILY OWNED AND
The ELITE Funeral Chapel was formed in 2006 by Malcolm Morris and family, to continue the vision of community service inspired by our father and mentor Mr. Eugene R. Morris (E.R. Morris Funeral Chapel). Our company was founded on service to our families and service to our community.
We are 100 % family owned and operated. Our staff has a combined 75 plus years in the funeral industry as well as service in our community serving on various local foundations and community outreach projects. It will be our pleasure to serve your family.
FAMILY OWNED AND OPERATED
For 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 from a small one room chapel to a 55,000 square foot establishment.
With the opening of Elite Funeral Chapel, his sons and other members of his family are continuing the Morris family tradition of business excellence and service to the community.
Malcolm Morris, Funeral Director
Ecy Bullock, Sr. , Funeral Director
Funeral Director In Charge
Bullock Family Chapel / St. Joseph, MO
Donnie R. Criswell, Funeral Director
Timothy Barnett, Sr.
IN LOVING MEMORY OF MR. EUGENE R. MORRIS
Eugene R. Morris was born March 23, 1942 in Center Ridge, Arkansas to the blessed union of William A. Morris and Willie Mae Criswell. Gene, as he was affectionately known, received his early education in the Arkansas School District. In Kansas City, he attended Central High School. He was class officer of the Centralite Alumni Association. He continued his education at Western Baptist Bible College and received his certificate. Gene was also inspired to become an Engineer and attended Engineering School.
Gene was united in matrimony to Brenda Martin in 1960. To this union four sons were born, Raymond, Malcolm, Bruce and E. Stefan Morris.Throughout his life, Gene was active both as a business leader and a servant to his community. He was a member of several community organizations including the Charlie Parker Housing Division, T. B. Watkins Homes Corporation, Twelth Street Heritage Development Corporation, I B. Blackburn Lodge #78 of the M.W.P.H.G.L of Kansas City.
He was also a licensed funeral director and past member of the Missouri/Kansas Local and Missouri State Funeral Directors and Morticians Association and the National Funeral Directors and Morticians Associations.
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