He is survived by three sons, Brance Gillihan (and Lauren) of Lone Jack; Darrell (and Shannon) Gillihan of Pleasant Hill and Kit (and Jessica) Gillihan of Holden; three grandchildren, Katie Gillihan, Haddie Gillihan and Klayton Gillihan; his mother, Norma Gillihan of Lee’s Summit; one brother Wayne Gillihan of Lee’s Summit; other relatives and friends. Arrangements by Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, Pleasant Hill.Funeral services were held December 9, 2010, at the Strasburg Baptist Church with Pastor Preston Sanders, minister of the church, officiating. Maxine Louise (Whiting) Foote, 96, of rural Pleasant Hill, died December 2, 2010 at Kingswood Health Center, Kansas City.Jeffrey, Salem, Oregon; 10 grandchildren; 13 step-grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; 11 step-grandchildren; a brother, Donald Rohr and wife, Adele, Independence; a sister, Shirley Ross, Yukon, Oklahoma; other relatives and many friends.A Celebration of Life and military service were held December 28 at the Dickey Funeral Home, Harrisonville.He was born December 30, 1947 in Batesville, Arkansas, the son of Rodger D. He was an active member of the Strasburg Baptist Church. Casket bearers were Brance Gillihan, Darrell Gillihan, Kristopher Gillihan, Wayne Gillihan, Charles Kitley II and Charles Kitley III.
She was born July 25, 1923 in Kansas City, the daughter of Earl and Blanche May (Arnold) Justus.with the scheduled family visitation to follow from 6-8 p.m. Burial will be in the Richardson Cemetery, Laredo, Missouri. Peterie Grandchildren Education Fund and may be mailed to the Lindley Funeral Home, P. He then managed various businesses including the American Legion Building at Paseo and Linwood Blvd., the Gold Buffet in NKC, and the downtown Travel Lodge restaurant.Willis owned and operated Pleasant Hill Floor Covering from 1973 until 1982.Between working and raising her family, Metta had taken college classes and obtained her Bachelor of Education degree and Master’s of Education degree.She taught 4th grade for many years at Greenwood Elementary School, retiring in 1983.