Northeast News
January 8, 2014

Jack Lloyd Ratliff

Jack Lloyd Ratliff, 62, Kansas City, Mo., passed away Dec. 26, 2013, and was laid to rest in Mount Washington Cemetery on Dec. 31, 2013.

He was born in Brookfield, Mo., on May 21, 1951, and lived in Historic Northeast Kansas City. Jack graduated from Northeast High School in 1969 and attended several local colleges. He was employed at Shor-Line Manufacturing as a project designer. He was a member of the Bethany Baptist Church.

Jack was preceded in death by his father Jewelle (Jack) Ratliff and survived by his mother Florence Jane (Kemp) Ratliff, his wife, Jane Ann (Peterie) Ratliff, his sister Norma Jane (Ratliff) Hermocillo and her husband Gregory Cogliantry, his brother Jeffry Keith Ratliff and his wife Kelly (Kuhn) Ratliff and many nieces, nephews and friends.




Clarence L. Morgan

Clarence L. Morgan, 79, of Kansas City, Mo., passed away peacefully on Dec. 30, 2013, at home with his girls by his side. Cremation with graveside service will be held at 1 p.m. Jan. 8, 2014, at Mt. Washington Cemetery. Arrangements are by McGilley & Sheil Chapel, Kansas City, Mo.

Clarence was born April 14, 1934, in Marion, Kan., to Cyrus and Orpha (Kinsey) Morgan. He married the love of his life, Jerri, in September of 1957, who preceded him in death. Clarence was a Korean War Veteran. He was known as “The Fence Man” as he built many fences throughout Missouri and Kansas.

Clarence is survived by his daughters, Joyce Jones (Terry), Betty Carpenter (Keith) and Susan Kohl (Peter); 9 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution may be made to the Alzheimer’s Disease Center of Kansas University, 4350 Shawnee Mission Pkwy, Fairway, KS 66205 or Northcare Hospice, 2900 Clay Edwards Dr., KCMO 64116.

Online condolences may be shared at

Comments are closed.

  • Harold H. Goddard obituary

    August 3rd, 2015

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Harold H. Goddard, 88, of Kansas City, Mo., passed July 30th, 2015. Services are scheduled for […]


    October 7th, 2014

    Northeast News October 8, 2014   Karol Ann Fountain CAMERON, Missouri – Karol Ann Fountain, 71, Cameron, Mo., slipped the […]


    August 12th, 2014

    Northeast News August 13, 2014 Gary Ray Trent KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Gary Ray Trent and died on July 22, […]

    Mary V. Howell obituary

    July 31st, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Mary V. Howell of Kansas City, Mo., went home to be with her children Joseph Anthony, […]


    July 29th, 2014

    Northeast News July 30, 2014   Ben L. Morgan KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Pastor Ben L. Morgan, 85, of Kansas […]

  • Longtime library employee passes away

    July 4th, 2014

    Northeast News July 4, 2014 KANSAS CITY, Missouri — Kenneth “K-Mart” Martin passed away Sunday, June 29, 2014, at Research […]


    July 1st, 2014

    Northeast News July 2, 2014 Ruth Ann Herron KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Ruth Ann Herron, 64, passed away June 9, […]


    May 28th, 2014

    May 28, 2014 Patrica Ann Van Sant KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Patrica Ann Van Sant passed from this world on […]


    May 20th, 2014

    Northeast News May 21, 2014   Mary Katherine Crenshaw 1925 – 2014 KANSAS CITY, Missouri Mary Katherine Crenshaw, 88, of […]

    Mary Crenshaw obituary

    May 13th, 2014

    KANSAS CITY, Missouri – Mary Katherine Crenshaw, 88, of Kansas City, Mo., passed away Friday, May 9, 2014. Visitation is from […]

  • What’s Happening

    Probable cause statement reveals details of Sunday homicide on Ewing Ave.

    By Paul Thompson Northeast News Just after 5:00 a.m. on the morning of Sunday, October 15, a woman approached a […]

    KCAI students working on new mural project at Whittier Elementary

    By Melissa Wharton Northeast News Following last year’s completion of the Scarritt Elementary murals, artist Hector Casanova and his Kansas […]

    Shooting near Denver and Smart in Northeast KC

    By Paul Thompson Northeast News A shooting near the intersection of Denver and Smart Avenues in the Historic Northeast on […]

  • Local Weather