LaVerne Carman

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

LaVerne Carman, 91, of Piggott, passed from this life on April 6, 2015, at the General Baptist Nursing Home. She was born January 27, 1924, to the late Charles and Mary (Foster) Gauf. She enjoyed raising a garden, her handwork of all kinds and cooking for her family.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, DeWitt Franklin Carman and a granddaughter, Shelly McKenney.

She is survived by her two daughters and a son-in-law, Laura Sue and Johnny McKenney of Blytheville and Shirley Carman of Piggott; two grandsons, Johnny Ray Jr. and Teresa McKenney of Bono and Kelly and Kerry McKenney of Gosnell and four great-grandchildren, Kelsey McKenney, Kaylee McKenney, Karli McKenney and Korey McKenney

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, April 8, 2015, at the Irby Funeral Home in Piggott. The funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 9, with Larry Holcomb speaking. Interment will be at the Gravel Hill Cemetery.

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