Joanne Elizabeth Long, 78, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, passed away Monday, March 28, 2011, at her residence. 

Joanne Elizabeth Long, 78, of Lee’s Summit, Missouri, passed away Monday, March 28, 2011, at her residence.  

Services will be 11 a.m., Thursday, March 31, 2011, at the Speaks Suburban Chapel 18020 E. 39th Street, Independence, MO 64055.  Graveside services will be at 2 p.m., Thursday at the Lutheran Cemetery in Norborne, MO. The family will greet friends from 10 a.m., until service time, Thursday, at the chapel.  

Donations may be made in her name to Wayside Waifs, Ascension Lutheran Church or to Alzheimer’s Research.   

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

Arrangements: Speaks Suburban Chapel, (816)373-3600.