Born in Linton, on Sept. 19, 1922, she was the daughter of William R. and Pauline Glen (Plummer) Alkire.
She was the office manager at A & H Commission Co. and Basaloid Products, retiring in 1987.
Survivors include her two daughters, Patt Leroux of Lafayette and LaDeena (Jack) Cantrell of Linton; four grandchildren, Dean Leroux of Greensburg, Chris (Rhonda) Leroux of Lafayette, Kevin (Rebecca) Cantrell of Avon and Chad (Beth) Cantrell of Columbus. Also surviving are six great-grandchildren.
Vera was preceded in death by her parents; one sister, Helen Coulomb; and a son-in-law Junior Leroux.
Friends may call at the Anderson-Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton on Wednesday from 4-8 p.m. and from 9 a.m. until the hour of service on Thursday.
The service will begin at 11 a.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Doug Cassel officiating. Interment will follow at Fairview Cemetery in Linton.
The family has requested memorial contributions to be made to the American Heart Association. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be sent to www.andersonpoindexter.com.