Eula Mae High was born August 29, 1926 in Kansas City, Missouri, the seventh child born to Lexton and Esther (Shaw) Potts. Eula Mae was educated in the Kansas City Missouri School District and graduated from Lincoln High School, class of "1944". For many years she worked as a phlebotomist at Planned Parenthood until she retired in the late 1980's. Eula Mae was also a foster grandmother for the Hickman Mills school district until 2008. Eula Mae united in marriage to Perry L. High in 1947 and to this union eight children were born. Mr. High and three children, Connie Banks, Debra High, and Jeffery High all preceded her in death. Eula accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior at a very early age. She was a member of the Friendship Baptist Church for over fifty years. Before her health failed, she served on the Usher Board and as a Missionary for several years. Eula Mae was a loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She enjoyed cooking, traveling and participating in the Shaw family reunion. She was a special woman, "a tell it like it is" woman. Eula Mae will be missed by all. She leaves to cherish her memory, four sons, Perry, Terrance, Brian and Kevin High; one daughter, Rita High; three sisters, Olivia Griffin, Estherine Adams and Doretha Webber (George), all of Kansas City, MO; fourteen grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives and friends. She departed this life on Saturday, March 7, 2009 at St. Joseph Hospital. She was 82. Her parents and nine siblings preceded her in death. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 12, at 11:00 a.m. at Friendship Baptist Church with Pastor James Terrance, Jr., officiating. Burial will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation will be from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the church. Services conducted by Duane E. Harvey Funeral Directors.
9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the church
Thursday, March 12, at 11:00 a.m. at Friendship Baptist Church 3530 Chelsea Kansas City, Missouri
Memorial Park Cemetery Kansas City, Missouri
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