Vera Jenkins, 91, of Independence, Missouri, passed away Monday, November 22, 2010 at her home.

Vera Jenkins, 91, of Independence, Missouri, passed away Monday, November 22, 2010 at her home.

Services will be 2 p.m. Friday, November 26, 2010 at Carson-Speaks Chapel, 1501 W. Lexington Avenue. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service from 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.  Burial in Oak Ridge Memory Gardens.

Vera was born February 2, 1919 to Ed and Emma (Burris) Long.

Mrs. Jenkins is survived by her sons Joe Jenkins, Dean Jenkins; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild; and by several nieces and nephews.

Vera was preceded in death by her husband Joe in ‘89; son Tom in ‘93; and by siblings George, Lucille, Leslie and Ruth.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.speakschapel.com.