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Roberta ‘Bodie’ McKinzie, 59, Independence, MO, passed away April 19, 2014 at her home surrounded by family. A visitation will be held 6-7:30 PM on Thursday, April 24, 2014 at Heartland, 6113 Blue Ridge Blvd., Raytown, MO 64133. A funeral will be held 11 AM, Friday, April 25, 2014 also, at the funeral home. Bodie was born August 26, 1954 in Kansas City, Mo to Charles F. Sr. and Alberta R (Rick) Adams. Bodie was married to Chuck Purl for more than 20 years, she was employed by the Rival Manufacturing Corporation accounting office, and retired in 2009 as the City Clerk for LaHarpe, KS. Following her retirement she returned to the Kansas City Area and settled in Independence. She enjoyed crafting, collecting Angels of all shapes and sizes, and looking for unique finds at thrift stores, and garage sales. She enjoyed shopping of any kind. She loved Elvis and made the trip to Graceland just last August. She was a thrill seeker, enjoying scary movies and roller coaster. Most of all, she enjoyed her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Charles Jr., and a daughter Elberta. She leaves behind to mourn a son Michael (Mel) Purl, a step-son Charles C. (Christy) Purl, a daughter Kimberly (Chris) DelaCruz, a step-daughter Tammie (Eric) Schlueter, 3 brothers; James Fairall, William Fairall, and Richard Adams, 3 sisters; Mary Womack, Paula Battles, and Ethyl Adams, 10 grandchildren; Natasha, Kathleen, Sydnie, Alex, Grant, Morgan, Ky’Lee, Camron, Amara, and Edan, and 2 great-grandsons; Logan and Xander.