Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Obituary - Maria Carmen Morales

Maria del Carmen Morales Ibarra, 69, Harrisonville, MO, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, March 11, 2022, at St. Luke's Medical Center in Kansas City, MO. 

Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 18, 2022 at 12:00 PM at St. Sabina Catholic Church, with visitation beginning at 10:00 AM. 

Interment to follow at Orient Cemetery in Harrisonville, MO. Following services, the family will have a meal at Jose's Cafe, 900 N Commercial St, Harrisonville MO 64701 and would welcome those able to join them.

Maria was born July 16, 1952 in Mexico City, Mexico, a daughter of German and Trinidad (Bautista) Ibarra. She lived in Mexico City until moving to Hollywood, California in 1988 and then to Harrisonville, MO in 2002.

Maria was a homemaker. She loved taking care of her grandchildren, playing kitchen with them, and watching them play sports. She also loved traveling, the beach, cookouts, coffee, bread, traditional Mexican food, and cheese. Maria enjoyed watching television, including telenovela and crime documentaries. She also collected dolls. She loved their mandatory Sunday family dinners, gardening, which consisted of a variety of flowers and vegetables, and Mexican Bingo and her pet birds.

Maria was preceded in death by her parents, Trinidad and German Ibarra, one daughter, Yolanda Morales, and one son, Javier Morales, Jr. She is survived by her husband, Jose Javier Morales; her children: Belia Morales (Gerardo Paz), Laura Morales (Jose Becerril), Adrian Morales (Rosario), Mauricio Morales, Joanna Morales (Joseph Lavery), Javier Morales; her grandchildren, Carlos Morales, Crystal Becerril, Jayden Becerril, Javriel Becerril, Javier Morales, Joshua Morales, Adriann Morales, Ryan Morales, Gabriel Morales, Christian Morales, Ariadna Morales, Mauricio Morales, Isabelle Morales and Delilah Morales.

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