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Beatty, Neoma L.

Beatty, Neoma L.

May 10, 1928 — September 24, 2021

Neoma Lorene (Burris) Beatty, 93, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri passed away Friday, September 24, 2021.

Neoma was born on May 10, 1928 on her family farm in Bates County, Missouri to Thomas Ezra and Lena Dell (Koger) Burris. She went to Bryant School where she graduated from 8th grade in 1942. She then went on to get her GED.

In September of 1948, Neoma left the farm to move to Kansas City, Missouri and went to work at Massengill Pharmaceutical.

In 1952, she went to work for Westinghouse for a short while and in the fall of 1952 she went to work for Bendix Corporation. While working at Westinghouse she met the love of her life, Raymond Lee Beatty. They went on their first date on Labor Day 1954 and they were married on April 24, 1955. On May 26, 1957 they welcomed their pride and joy, Renee. They later made a home in Grandview before moving to Lee’s Summit.

After having Renee, Neoma became a full-time homemaker. In addition to raising Renee, she babysat many, many of her family and friends’ children.

Throughout her life, Neoma enjoyed spending time with Raymond on the Beatty family farm where they grew a giant garden and hosted many family bonfires. Neoma and Raymond opened their home to family holiday gatherings every year, hosting 35-45 people. She also spent many hours going to ceramics class and making treasured holiday ceramics for all her family members.

Neoma is preceded in death by her husband Raymond Lee Beatty; her parents, Thomas Ezra Burris and Lena Dell (Koger) Burris; sisters and brothers Celestine (Burris) Gregory and husband Don; Marvin Burris; Oletha (Burris) Means and husband Charles; Margie (Burris) Brammeier and husband Paul; Genevieve Burris; Hobert Burris; Wilfred Burris; and Gailen Burris. She is survived by daughter Renee (Beatty) Cindrich and husband Kevin, granddaughter Kelsey (Cindrich) Barber and husband Luke, great-granddaughter Brielle Renee Barber, sister Joan (Burris) Embry and husband Wayne, sisters-in-law Louise (Keller) Burris; and Joan (Drysdale) Burris, and many nieces, and nephews.

Open visitation services will be held Wednesday, September 29, 2021 from 9:30-10:15 with the funeral and graveside service to follow at Park Lawn Funeral Home located at 8251 Hillcrest Road, Kansas City, MO 64138. Everyone is welcome. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Alzheimer’s Association.

The family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the staff at Addington Place in Lee’s Summit for the care they provided to “Grandma.”

Service Information

Open visitation services will be held Wednesday, September 29, 2021 from 9:30-10:15 with the funeral and graveside service to follow at Park Lawn Funeral Home located at 8251 Hillcrest Road, Kansas City, MO 64138. Everyone is welcome. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Alzheimer’s Association.

The family wishes to extend our sincere thanks to the staff at Addington Place in Lee’s Summit for the care they provided to “Grandma.”

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