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 LaVerne Marie <I>Merrell</I> Bevans

LaVerne Marie Merrell Bevans

Williamstown, Lewis County, Missouri, USA
Death 8 Apr 2015 (aged 86)
Quincy, Adams County, Illinois, USA
Burial Monticello, Lewis County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 7085681 · View Source
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LaVerne Marie Bevans, age 86, of Williamstown, MO, died on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 in Blessing Hospital. She was born on July 8, 1928 in Williamstown, MO, the daughter of Robert Lee & Alma May (Spidle) Merrell. She married Lester Bevans on March 18, 1950 in Canton, MO. He preceded her in death in 1972.

LaVerne was a beautician, owning and operating 'LaVerne's Beauty Shoppe' first in Monticello, MO and then later out of her home. She was also even presently, taking care of the family farm in Williamstown. She was a member of Zion Hill Presbyterian Church. LaVerne loved to laugh and also to dance. LaVerne was also a great storyteller and conversationalist. With these things in mind, she never met a stranger and was loved by all.

She was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary. LaVerene was also of the Order of the Eastern Star, Kahoka Chapter #40.

LaVerne devoted her life to her family: parents, children and grandchildren. She also was a constant help and support to her many friends.

She is survived by:
TWO DAUGHTERS: LaGina Mae Bevans of Scottsdale, AZ; and LeAnn Marie Zwick and her husband Dr. Christian Zwick of Quincy
TWO GRANDCHILDREN: Gabrielle Marie Zwick and Christian Robert Zwick III
ONE NIECE: Linda Ann Rutledge and her husband Larry.

In addition to her husband, she is also preceded in death by: 1 brother: Senator Norman L. Merrell.

Funeral services will be held on Sunday, April 12, 2015 at 1:30 PM in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Interment will be in Zion Hill Cemetery near Williamstown. Visitation will be held at the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home in Quincy on Saturday from 4:00 until 7:00 PM. Memorials may be made to the Zion Hill Cemetery Fund.

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  • Created by: Lillie Riney
  • Added: 15 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7085681
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for LaVerne Marie Merrell Bevans (8 Jul 1928–8 Apr 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7085681, citing Zion Hill Cemetery, Monticello, Lewis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Lillie Riney (contributor 22403448) .