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LaVerne Louise Briley Lucas
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Birth: Dec. 9, 1919
Death: Apr. 10, 2004


LaVerne Louise Briley Lucas, age 84, passed away April 10, 2004 at her home in Midwest City, OK. She was born December 9, 1919 in Mangum, OK to Charley and Myrtle (Weisman) Briley. LaVerne graduated from Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha, OK where she studied drama. She was listed in Who's Who Among Students in American Colleges and Universities. Cotton and LaVerne were married in Quanah, TX on April 13, 1944. He was a pharmacist. During WWII she worked in Oak Ridge, TN. LaVerne and Cotton lived in Houston and Ft. Worth, TX prior to residing in MWC. She has been a member of the MWC First Presbyterian Church since 1961. As a member she served as an elder, sunday school teacher, and was a member of the choir. She participated in a Women's Choral Group, The Mid-Del Singers. Laverne was the church secretary for 24 years at the MWC First Presbyterian Church and the MWC First Christian Church. She was also a member of the P.E.O. (Women's Service Sorority). She served as President, Secretary and Treasurer. In her spare time she enjoyed playing piano, reading, and gardening. Following retirement they traveled throughout the U.S., including cruises to Hawaii and Alaska. An especially memorable trip was crossing Canada by rail. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, O.W. "Cotton" Lucas; her children, David Lucas and Beverly Patterson of OKC and Beverly Miller and her husband, Dennis of Tacoma, WA; three grandchildren and one brother, Charles Briley, and many loving nieces, nephews and friends. A Memorial Service will be at 2:00pm, Thursday, April 15, 2004 at MWC First Presbyterian Church.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Briley (1878 - 1947)
  Myrtle Wiseman Briley (1888 - 1979)
 
 Spouse:
  Orville Waco Lucas (1917 - 2016)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elba Dale Briley (1907 - 1980)*
  Charles B Briley (1917 - 2007)*
  LaVerne Louise Briley Lucas (1919 - 2004)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Arlington Memory Gardens
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: shirley tauer
Record added: Sep 17, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29859988
LaVerne Louise <i>Briley</i> Lucas
Added by: Sondra "Sandy" PITMAN Morrison
 
LaVerne Louise <i>Briley</i> Lucas
Added by: shirley tauer
 
LaVerne Louise <i>Briley</i> Lucas
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- ann swinney
 Added: Sep. 19, 2008

- shirley tauer
 Added: Sep. 17, 2008
 
 
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