Luanna K. Keesee, 79, Independence, Missouri, passed away Monday, January 24, 2011, at her home.

Luanna K. Keesee, 79, Independence, Missouri, passed away Monday, January 24, 2011, at her home.

Private inurnment will be at a later date at Mission Ridge Cemetery, Urbana, MO.

Luanna was born October 19, 1931, in Springfield, Missouri, the daughter of George A. and Ruby A. (Ellington) Young. She was a graduate of Nixa High School. Luanna retired in 1993 from Raveille Hardware Store as a bookkeeper. She was a member of the Community of Christ Church. She enjoyed the outdoors and deer hunting.

Luanna was preceded in death by her brothers, John M. and George G. Young.

Survivors include numerous nieces and nephews.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.speakschapel.com.

Arrangements: Carson-Speaks Chapel, 816-252-7900.