Laverne R. Bright passed away Monday, November 5, 2012 in the Pawhuska Nursing Home at the age of 90.
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Laverne was born November 22, 1921 in Pawhuska, Oklahoma, the daughter of Sherman R. and Bessie M. (Rogers) Holden. On April 8, 1939, she married Alvis L. "Snooks" Bright in Pawhuska. He preceded her in death May 17, 1977. Laverne worked as a seamstress, having worked in the garment factory for several years. In her spare time, she enjoyed working in her flower garden, crocheting and solving word search puzzles.
Surviving family include: Two daughters: Janet Fowler of Pawhuska, OK; Freddie Whitson and husband, Garry, of Pawnee, IL;
Two sons: Joe bright and wife, Dianne, of Pawhuska; Jerry Bright, also of Pawhuska; One brother: Roger Holden and wife, Sue, of Talala, OK; One sister: Elsie Adams and husband, Frank, of Owasso, OK; Eleven grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren, and a host of other family and friends. In addition to her husband, Laverne was preceded in death by her parents; son Robert Louis Bright; daughter Sandra Parker; 6 sisters and one brother.
Funeral services will be held Friday, November 9, 10:00 AM, in the McCartney's Johnson Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Roger Clark, pastor at Lynn Baptist Church of Pawhuska, will officiate. Interment will be in the Pawhuska City Cemetery.
McCartney's Johnson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Published in Examiner-Enterprise from Nov. 7 to Dec. 6, 2012
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