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Michael L. Steeples 1959 – 2021

Written by on April 19, 2021

A Celebration of Life for Michael Lane Steeples, 61, of Edina, MO formerly of Memphis will be Thursday morning, April 22, 2021, at 11:00 A.M. at the Payne Funeral Chapel in Memphis.    Officiating the service will be Pastor Mark Drummond.

Visitation and open registry hours are scheduled for Wednesday, 4/21/21, from 12 to 8 P.M. at the Payne Funeral Chapel in Memphis with the family receiving friends 6 to 8 that evening.

Mike passed away on April 2, 2021, at Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania while he was working for 5D Express trucking on a regular route.

Michael is survived by his daughter: Mckenzie Steeples (Tim Behr) and his son Ryan of Glenwood, MO, his mother: Darlene Steeples of Memphis, MO; step-daughter: Tasha, (Beau) Liles and Alexia and Isiah of Alabama; sisters: Stephanie Duncan (Trish) of Downing, MO, Anita Cline of Memphis, MO, and Angela (Charles) Durbin of Glenwood, MO; brother: Marion Steeples of Lancaster, MO; and a special friend: Geneva Butler of Lancaster., MO. He will be sadly missed by all of his family and friends.

In lieu of flowers memorials are suggested to the Michael Steeples Memorial Fund and can be left at or mailed to Payne Funeral Chapel, 202 E. Madison St., Memphis, Missouri 63555.

Online condolences may be expressed to the Steeples family by logging onto Payne’s website at

Arrangements were entrusted to the care of the Payne Funeral Chapel in Memphis.