Vera M. Burns, 88, of Sibley, MO passed away peacefully at Centerpoint Hospital in Independence, MO on March 14, 2013. She was born on October 8, 1924 in Sherwood, IA to Alvin and Susan (Akers) Burns. Vera was united into marriage to Carol J. Burns on April 16, 1944 in Buckner, MO.
Vera worked as a home maker raising her three children Carol, Cathy, and Duane. She was a Baptist by faith. Vera enjoyed gardening, but her true love was spending time with her family.
Vera is preceded in death by her parents; brothers; and sisters. She is survived by her daughters, Carol (Mervin) Cary of Independence, MO, and Cathy (Larry) Stapleton of Buckner, MO; son, Duane (Sarah) Burns of Independence, MO; sister Violet of Springfield, MO.
Inurnment will take place at the Missouri Veterans Cemetery in Higginsville, MO. Arrangements entrusted to Meyers Funeral Chapel, Blue Springs, MO. Memories and condolences for the family may be left at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.