Long time Chamber member Harry Joe Kingrey, passed away peacefully this morning, Wednesday August 8th, 2018. He was the founder of Kingrey~Kellum Real Estate Agency and a pillar of our community. He was dedicated to his family, a faithful friend and will be dearly missed by all who knew him. The 2018 Chamber Board of Directors extends its deepest condolences and sincerest sympathy to his family in their time of loss.
Visitation will be held from 6:00-7:00 pm at Derfelt's Chapel at 328 E 12th Street on Thursday, August 16th.
Services will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, August 17th at First Christian Church at 3020 Roberts Road in Baxter Springs.
Baxter Springs - A city full of history, with a population of approximately 4,400. We are located in extreme Southeastern Kansas, at the foothills of the Ozark Mountains. Within minutes, you can drive to Joplin, MO, which is a regional business center for the 4-State region of KS, OK, MO & AR. Other major cities nearby include Tulsa, OK, Kansas City, KS, Wichita, KS, and Branson, MO.
The Baxter Springs chamber of Commerce is a community-based organization focused on helping make the world around us a better, happier place. We are committed to supporting and promoting our local businesses and helping them find and use the tools they need to thrive. With the help of our extraordinary members and volunteers, we organize fundraisers, exciting community-building events, and in-depth training sessions for our community.