Mary Uptegrove, 84, of Independence, Mo., passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at home.

Mary Uptegrove, 84, of Independence, Mo., passed away Wednesday, May 23, 2012, at home.

Mary was born on March 20, 1928, in Kansas City to parents William and Mary (Loffer) Mills. She is preceded in death by husband, Monty Christopher Uptegrove, whom she loved and cherished for 26 years.

Mary is survived by brother, William “Bud” Mills; sister, Gloria Jean Gauert (Richard); sons, William Eugene Domique (Judith), Monty “Mike” Uptegrove (Regina), Jackie Lee Uptegrove, and Mark Christopher Uptegrove (Rebecca); daughters, Linda Diane Gray and Mary Ina Hawley; 12 grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 28, at Carson-Speaks Chapel, 1501 W. Lexington Ave., Independence, MO 64052. Services will be 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 29, at the chapel. Burial at Forest Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo.

Honorariums can be made to Sovereign Grace Church, 9901 E. Winner Road, Independence, MO 64052.

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

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

 

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