Eleanor Violet Shearer, 82, a lifelong resident of Liberty, passed away March 16, 2014, surrounded by her family. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. and a service celebrating Violet's life at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 20, at Park Lawn Northland Chapel, Liberty. Burial in Glenridge Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Special Olympics. Violet leaves her husband of 60 years, Charles; her children, Leroy Shearer (Connie), Nancy Maloney (Jeff) and Charles Shearer Jr. (Lori); sister, Lois Bush (Gary); eight grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Arrangements: Park Lawn Northland Chapel, (816) 781-8228. Published in Kansas City Star on Mar. 18, 2014