Mildred Braley, 85, of Independence, Mo., passed away August 26, 2010 at the Rehabilitation Center of Independence.

Mildred Braley, 85, of Independence, Mo., passed away August 26, 2010 at the Rehabilitation Center of Independence.

A memorial visitation will take place from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on Sunday, August 29, at the Carson-Speaks Chapel, 1501 W. Lexington, Independence, Mo.

Mildred was born July 10, 1925, in Oelwein, Iowa, to Thomas and Fern Boleyn.  

She was preceded in death by her parents; her loving husband, Emmette Braley, Sr.; one daughter, Suzanna White; one sister, Lillian; and one brother, Dwayne.  

She is survived by her two sons, Emmette Braley, Jr. and Jeffrey Braley; one daughter, Beverly Beard; 12 grandchildren; 29 great grandchildren; and 2 great-great grandchildren.  

Online condolences and memories may be left at www.speakschapel.com

Arrangements: Carson-Speaks Chapel 816-252-7900.