Verna Conrad, 80, of Independence, Mo., passed away on Friday, May 21, 2010.

Verna Conrad, 80, of Independence, Mo., passed away on Friday, May 21, 2010.

Cremation with private services is planned.

Verna was born on July 25,1929, to Charles and Eva (Crim) Bohannon.

Verna was preceded in death by her husband William Runyon, Sr.

Among her survivors are two daughters; Penny Cypret and husband Dennis, Eva Diane Redden, three sons: Michael Runyon, Bill Runyon, and Ed Runyon. Fourteen grandchildren: Angelo, Angelina, and Nicol Leonardi; Cindy, Becky, Mike, Barbara, Debbie, Sara, Jessica, Ed, Jr., Paul, Kelly and Kyle Runyon.

Also surviving are six great-grandchildren and her brother, Robert Bohannon and wife Bess.

Arrangements: Forever Cremation Society of Kansas City