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Rebecca L. Murphy
...Rebecca Leigh "Reba" Murphy, 29, of Kansas City, was born, July 31, 1987, in Kansas City, Kansas, the daughter of Timothy L. and Ginger R. (Curtin) Murphy. She departed this life, Friday, June 9, 2017, in rural Lee's Summit, near Lone Jack.
...Reba was a 2005 Pleasant Hill High School graduate. While in high school, she enjoyed singing and attending sporting events. Later she went on to earn her degree as an X-Ray Technician.
...Reba was preceded in death by her brother, Richard William Chad Murphy; her paternal grandfather, William "Bill" Curtin; and maternal grandparents, Charles Murphy and Loyce Davis.
...She is survived by three children, Dalton Murphy, Ryleigh Murphy-Curtin and Kenneth Earl Cornwell; her father Timothy (and Stephanie) Murphy of Belton; her mother, Ginger R. Curtin of Pleasant Hill; her sister, Melesa Ann Murphy of Pleasant Hill; her maternal grandmother, Becky Curtin of Pleasant Hill; other relatives and friends.
...Private family services were held. Interment was in the Parklawn Cemetery, Kansas City.
...Memorial contributions are suggested to the Reba Murphy Memorial Fund, which has been established at the Goppert Financial Bank, 2100 N. Highway 7, Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 or may be sent in care of the funeral home.
...Online condolences may be sent to the family at
...Arrangements by Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong.

Steven C. Crantz
...Steven C. Crantz, 61, of Lee's Summit, formerly of Pleasant Hill, died June 16, 2017. Services are pending. Service times and a complete obituary will be published online at as that information becomes available.
...A complete obituary will be published in next week's edition of the Pleasant Hill Times.
...Arrangements by Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong, Pleasant Hil

Deborah L. Dains
...Deborah Lynn Dains, 65, of Pleasant Hill, was born, December 11, 1951, in Kansas City, the daughter of Richard A. and Laura P. "Penny" (Carpenter) McManis. She departed this life, June 11, 2017, at her home. Debi was raised in Alaska while her family was stationed there, and she later moved home to Kansas City, where she attended Grandview High School.
...In 1968, she was united in marriage to Ronald Youngblood and to this union two children, Dawn and Richard Youngblood were born.
...On November 1, 1979, she was united in marriage to Mike Dains and to this union three children, Michael, Jeremy and Matt Dains were born.
...In 1991, Debi started her own business "New Image Janitorial," which she ran successfully while also being a homemaker until 2008. She was currently employed as the Activities Director for the Pleasant Hill Health & Rehabilitation Center, a job she had a passion for. Debi truly cared for the residents and absolutely enjoyed bringing smiles to their faces. Debi recently started attending Grace Family Fellowship in Pleasant Hill and was very excited to strengthen her bond with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
...She enjoyed fishing, connecting with friends and family on Facebook, and interacting with the residents at PHHRC; above all she
enjoyed spending time with all of her grandchildren.
...Debi was preceded in death by her father, Richard McManis on October 24, 1968; her mother, Penny Brown on March 14, 2016; and one great grandchild, Bentley Michael Nelson.
...She is survived by her step father Sherman Brown of Pleasant Hill and one daughter, Dawn (and Jim) Starr of Holiday Island, Ark.; four sons, Richard (and Hollie) Youngblood, Michael (and Jayme) Dains, Jeremy (and Heather) Dains and Matthew Dains, all of Pleasant Hill; one brother, John Friel of Kansas City, and one sister, Sherry (Jamie) Ray of Pleasant Hill; 15 grandchildren, Ashley (Michael) Bailey of Freeman; Samantha Reynolds of Holiday Island, Ark.; Ashton (Kelsey) Youngblood of Salt Lake City, Utah; Heather Woodall of Shell Knob, Bryce and Kelsey Youngblood of Harrisonville, Chad Woodall of Archie and Montana Volland of Pleasant Hill; Natsuki Taira Dains of Okinawa Japan; Morgan Anspaugh, Cooper Youngblood, Reece Dains, Gavin Youngblood, Korban Dains and Braxton Dains, all of Pleasant Hill and 10 great grandchildren; three nieces and three nephews; and many relatives and friends.
...Visitation was held June 14, 2017, at the funeral home. Funeral services were held June 15, 2017, at the funeral home. Rev. Dave Gass officiated.
...Interment was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery.
...Casket bearers were Jeremy Dains, Matthew Dains, Michael Dains, John Friel, Jamie Ray, Jim Starr and Richard Youngblood. Honorary casket bearers were Ashton Youngblood, Bryce Youngblood and Chad Woodall.
...Memorial contributions are suggested the Pleasant Hill Lay Clergy Food Pantry and may be sent in care of the funeral home.
...Online condolences may be sent to the family at Arrangements by Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong, Pleasant Hill.