Melisa Kay Osborn Applebury

November 7, 1956November 8, 2010

Funeral Services for Lisa K. Applebury, 54, who passed away at her home in Kansas City, MO, will be 1:00 P.M. Saturday, November 13th, at the Chapel Hill-Butler Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, K.C.KS. Friends may call from 6 to 8 P.M. Friday at the funeral home. The family requests that any contributions be made to Pleasant Valley Baptist Church or the Humane Society of Kansas City. Lisa was born November 7, 1956 in Kansas City, KS to Clifford and Beverly May (Brunsky) Osborn, and she was a 1974 graduate of Washington High School. She was a lifelong area resident who loved reading and cross stitching. She also loved animals, especially cats and birds, volunteering many hours at local animal shelters. She worked for the Federal Reserve Bank for the last 23 years, and she was a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church in Liberty, MO. She was preceded in death by her mother, Beverly Verbeck. Survivors include 1 son, Chris Applebury of Kansas City, MO; 1 brother, Thomas James Verbeck of Fountain Hills, AZ; 2 sisters, Kathy Sharkey of Liberty, MO and Cheryl Manuel and her husband Andrew of Shawnee, KS; her close friend, Joe Robertson; 2 aunts, Thelma Brunsky and Shirley Johnson; 1 uncle, Buzz Johnson; as well as many other family members and friends. Condolences may be left at Arrangements are under the direction of Chapel Hill-Butler Funeral Home, 701 North 94th Street in Kansas City, KS, (913) 334-3366.


  • Visitation Friday, November 12, 2010
  • Funeral Service Saturday, November 13, 2010

Melisa Kay Osborn Applebury

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Teresa Osborn-Knox

May 22, 2012

I love and miss you very much Lisa.... thank you for our memories, during our childhood and just days before you left us for Heaven. I am so happy that you are with our Lord Jesus, Your Mother and Our Daddy! I am looking forward to the day that we are all together for eternity! I love you dearly, Your Sister... Teresa

Teresa Osborn - Knox

May 22, 2012

I love and miss you so very much.........thank you for our memories!!! I know you are rejoicing in Heaven with your Mother, and now with our Daddy! I am looking forward in sharing eternity together. Love Always, Your Sister... Teresa

November 7, 2011

Miss you friend, happy Heavenly birthday!

November 18, 2010

Thinking of you mom. Always.


Gary Murphy

November 16, 2010

Eternal rest grant unto you Lisa. My condolences to your family.

November 15, 2010

Lisa was such a kind and gentle person. We are so fortunate to have known her; and the better for it. Our hearts go out to Lisa's son, Chris, and our brother, Joe.

Chuck and Lisa Robertson and family (St. Joseph, MO)

Amy Griffey

November 15, 2010

I enjoyed having Lisa as my neighbor and will miss her dearly.

Vicki Cusumano

November 13, 2010

I worked with Lisa who was a delight to be around. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know they are happy.

Rick & Gina Gross

November 13, 2010

Your Mom's friendliness and wonderful smile made her a great neighbor!! We are thinking of you and I remember the last time I saw her before moving she was so proud of you!

November 12, 2010

I loved Aunt Lisa a lot. She left unexpectly and I'll miss her a lot.
Love, Harrison