Obituaries

Vernon "Vern" Edward Smith Jr. 1949 - 2010 Lenexa

Memorial services for Vernon "Vern" Edward Smith Jr., 61, Lenexa, will be 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, at Alden-Harrington Funeral Home, Bonner Springs. Private burial will be in Leavenworth National Cemetery.
Mr. Smith died Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010, at St. Luke's Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo.
He was born March 24, 1949, in Kansas City, Mo., the son of Vern and Dorothy (DeMoss) Smith Sr.
Mr. Smith was a registered nurse in the Kansas City area for many years.
Survivors include his wife of 28 years, Janet Smith, of the home; three children, Ethan (Andrea) Smith, Taylor, S.C., Kristy (Shannon) Byers, Bonner Springs, and Ryan Smith, Colorado Springs, Colo.; two sisters, Sandy Sharkey, De Soto, and Debbie (Bob) Hunt, Orlando, Fla.; and six grandchildren.
The family will receive friends an hour prior to the service, also at the funeral home.