Ruth Ann Sturgess Atkeisson, 84, of Independence, MO passed away Saturday, November 13, 2010 at Centerpoint Medical Center. Funeral services will be on Tuesday, November 16, 2010 at 1:00p.m. at the McGilley & Sheil Funeral Home with burial at Brooking Cemetery. Visitation will be at the chapel one hour prior to the service. Ruth Ann Sturgess Atkeisson was born July 30, 1926 in Kansas City, MO, one of eight children to Joseph Earl and Pearleath Jolley Sturgess. Surviving are her husband of 65 years, Robert Allen Atkeisson, sons, Roger Atkeisson and wife, Laurel, Raymond Atkeisson and fiancée, Jeannee Roberts, and Randal Atkeisson and wife, Elizabeth. Also surviving are one brother, Donald Sturgess, one sister, Leaunnah Westmoreland, seven grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Condolences to www.mcgilleysheil.com. Arr: McGilley & Sheil Chapel 11924 E. 47th Street Kansas City, MO 64133 (816) 353-6555. Published in the Kansas City Star on November 16, 2010.