Karen S. Motley, 57, of Blue Springs, Mo., passed away Monday, September 27, 2010, at Kansas City Hospice House, Kansas City, Mo.

Karen S. Motley, 57, of Blue Springs, Mo., passed away Monday, September 27, 2010, at Kansas City Hospice House, Kansas City, Mo.

Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 2, 2010, at Royer Funeral Home, Grain Valley, Mo.

The family will receive friends from 10:30 a.m. until service time at the funeral home.

Karen was born on July 29, 1953, in Lawrence, Kan., the daughter of John and Ruth (McMillen) Jones. She was a 1971 graduate of Fort Osage High School.

Karen married Roy Motley in May 1971. She was the owner of a very up-and-coming and prosperous business, KRM Consultants, which dealt with Indian artifacts. She enjoyed painting and was a nature and animal lover.

Her survivors include her husband of 39 years, Roy Motley; daughter, Tina Barker and her children: Brooke Grisham, Tyler Bates and Savannah Barker; daughter, Michelle Hootman and her husband, Jeremy; her mother, Ruth Jones; sister, Sandy Jespersen and her husband, Richard; brother, Bob Jones and his wife, Carol; her father- and mother-in-law, Roy and Nellie Motley; many nieces, nephews, cousins and many stray cats.

Arrangements: Royer Funeral Home, 816-847-4441.