Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Byerses in:
 • Elmwood Cemetery
 • Fruita
 • Mesa County
 • Colorado
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial! Advertisement
LaVerne Elise Sommerville Byers
Learn about upgrading this memorial...
Birth: Jun. 5, 1922
Colorado, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 2010
Rangely
Rio Blanco County
Colorado, USA

LaVerne Elise Byers, age 87 passed away on Jan. 5, 2010 in Rangley Colo. in her home.

Laverne is formerly of Vernal, Utah. Laverne was born on June 5, 1922 to Charles Edwin Sommerville and Elsie Rose Lytle. Laverne Married Leland Byers on Dec. 13, 1941.

LaVerne loved her family and loved cooking. She was an excellent cook. She also enjoyed sewing, reading books, music and the arts. She always represented herself as a lady.

Laverne is survived by her sons, Charles Leland (Kay) Byers, Mark Reed (Beverly) Byers, Fred Leo (Merrie) Byers, and David Lloyd (Cathi) Byers; and daughters, Merry Lynn (Wes) Lifferth, and Sherry Lee (Paula) Pilcher; and her brothers, Leo and Lloyd Summerville.

Laverne has 29 Grandchildren and 31 Great-Grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her sisters Lorene Nicholls and Leona Porter.

Interment in the Elmwood Cemetery in Fruita, Colo. In Lieu of flowers Donations can be made to Eagle Crest Residents, 222 Eagle Crest Drive Rangely, Colo. 81648

-Vernal Express, January 13, 2010
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Charles Edwin Sommerville (1889 - 1961)
  Elsie Rose Lytle Sommerville (1893 - 1984)
 
 Spouse:
  Leland John Byers (1919 - 1999)*
 
 Children:
  Sherry L. Byers Pilcher (1954 - 2010)*
 
 Siblings:
  Leo Lytle Sommerville (1916 - 2010)*
  Lloyd Charles Sommerville (1918 - 2012)*
  Leona Sommerville Porter (1918 - 1998)*
  LaVerne Elise Sommerville Byers (1922 - 2010)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Fruita
Mesa County
Colorado, USA
 
Maintained by: Joanne
Originally Created by: Rhonda
Record added: Jan 13, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46653515
LaVerne Elise <i>Sommerville</i> Byers
Added by: Rhonda
 
LaVerne Elise <i>Sommerville</i> Byers
Added by: Arlie"Bud"Jordan
 
LaVerne Elise <i>Sommerville</i> Byers
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Charles L. Boughton
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

REST WELL//GODSPEED
- Jeannie
 Added: Nov. 7, 2011
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service