Jennifer Leigh Veach, 29, Sachse, Texas, passed away Aug. 4, 2014.

Jennifer Leigh Veach, 29, Sachse, Texas, passed away Aug. 4, 2014. Jennifer was born on Aug. 14, 1984 in Joplin, Missouri, the daughter of Dennis and Sharon (Stoker) Veach. Shortly after birth the family lived in Columbia, Missouri where they resided until later moving to Carthage, Missouri. Jennifer attended Carthage schools and was a member of the Senior High School Band, Odyssey of the Mind, and Suite Sounds, a dance/singing group. After graduating from Carthage High School, Jennifer attended the University of Missouri at Columbia. Jennifer was kind, caring, and was greatly loved by her parents, friends, and relatives who will miss her every day.
Jennifer is survived by her parents, Dennis and Sharon (Stoker) Veach, Sachse, Texas, three uncles and two aunts; Kim Veach, Greentop, Missouri, Mr. and Mrs. Dan Whitworth, Joplin, Missouri, Karen and Mike Langerot, Columbus, Kansas; two cousins; Andrew Whitworth, Tulsa, Oklahoma and Caitlin Whitworth, Joplin, Missouri.
Jennifer is preceeded in death by her maternal grandparents; Dr. H.R. Stoker, Kansas City, Missouri, Erma Stoker, Webb City, Missouri, and paternal grandparents Fred and Norma Veach, Kirksville, Missouri.
Visitation will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 at Knell Mortuary. Funeral services will be held on Friday, Aug. 8 at 2 p.m. also at Knell Mortuary, 308 W. Chestnut Street, Carthage, Missouri. Interment will follow at Mount Hope Cemetery, Webb City, Missouri. Dr. S. Ray Crews will officiate. Online condolences can be made at Arrangements are under the direction and personal care of Knell Mortuary.