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Verne Ake LaFaye
Birth: Mar. 7, 1908
Fort Wayne
Allen County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jun. 12, 1989
Jacksonville
Duval County
Florida, USA

Verne Ake was the fourteenth child and last daughter of Samuel and Della Clara McCormick Ake. She was the youngest of the Ake children to move to Georgia with their father after their mother's death in December 1910. About 1915 the family moved to Jacksonville.

After high school Verne worked for Western Union in Jacksonville and Tampa. In 1931 she married Alexander Rowe LaFaye in Pasco County, Florida. They raised their four children in Jacksonville where Verne was active in the PTA and civic organizations. She was an elegant woman.

The Florida Times-Union published her death notice on June 15, 1989, on page 6 of Section B.

"Verne Ake LaFaye, 81, died Monday, June 12, 1989. She is survived by her husband, Al Rowe LaFaye; two daughters, Georgia and Della; son, Al; 3 brothers, Forrest, Paige and Press Ake; and five grandchildren. Graveside Services will be held at 10 a.m. FRIDAY in Arlington Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association. The family will receive friends from 6:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. THURSDAY in the Corey-Kerlin Funeral Home, 940 Cesery Boulevard."

 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel E Ake (1866 - 1952)
  Della Clara McCormick Ake (1868 - 1910)
 
 Spouse:
  Alexander Rowe LaFaye (1909 - 2010)*
 
 Children:
  Reginald Rowe LaFaye (1935 - 1989)*
 
 Siblings:
  Preston Everett Ake (1890 - 1991)*
  Eva Ruth Ake Ruhl (1891 - 1967)*
  Cecile Fern Ake Woodward (1892 - 1973)*
  Hazel Rosina-Rosanna Ake Warren (1894 - 1982)*
  Floyd Ernest Ake (1895 - 1988)*
  Garnet Cora Ake Barwick (1897 - 1987)*
  Forrest Holmes Ake (1898 - 1997)*
  Ronald Cedric Ake (1900 - 1987)*
  Della McCormick Ake Cole (1901 - 1960)*
  Paige Winton Ake (1902 - 1993)*
  Samuel Ellis Ake (1903 - 1978)*
  Dorris Wendell Ake (1906 - 1976)*
  Verne Ake LaFaye (1908 - 1989)
  Royal Benton Ake (1909 - 1910)*
  Jack Milton Ake (1918 - 2004)**
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Inscription:
Beloved Wife of Al Rowe La Faye
 
Burial:
Arlington Park Cemetery
Jacksonville
Duval County
Florida, USA
Plot: love
 
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Record added: Jul 25, 2010
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