Beth Ann (Whitt) Backeus(1979 - 2018)


Beth Ann Backeus, 39, of Independence, Mo., passed away August 21, 2018, at her home.

Beth was born on May 23, 1979, in Kansas City, Mo., to Steven Whitt and Kathy Jo (Keys) Whitt. Beth has lived all of her adult life in Lee's Summit, Mo., and Jackson County, Mo., and most recently lived in Independence. Beth completed high school in 1998 and furthered her education in business administration and bookkeeping.

Beth loved spending time with her kids and family. She especially loved to watch her kids play soccer and was happy to support them in their sports and activities. Beth also loved to work on home improvements and decorating her home.

Beth is survived by her mother, Kathy Jo Keys-Sanders of Independence, Mo.; her father, Steven Hogan Whitt of Branson, Mo; children, Trey Alexander Backeus of Independence, Mo., Tyler Allen Backeus of Lee's Summit, Mo., and Ella Jae Farina of Lee's Summit, Mo.; and sister, Tabatha Marie Dinger of Lee's Summit, Mo. Also surviving are two nephews, six aunts and four uncles and a multitude of cousins.

Memorial services for Beth will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 6, at The Gathering Baptist Church, 4505 S. Noland Road, Independence; with the Rev. Francis O'Donnelly officiating. The family will greet friends at the church following the memorial service.

Arrangements: Gowing Funeral Home, Orrick, 816-770-3331.

Funeral Home

Gowing Funeral Home
202 Adams St Orrick, MO 64077
(816) 770-3331

Published in The Examiner on Sept. 1, 2018