Laverta Vincent (1929 - 2017)

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  • "Jacob and all the family, I am sorry that you are now..."
    - Rick Crenshaw
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Laverta Vincent, 87, of Leitchfield, passed away Monday, Aug. 21, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her children.
From her birth at home in Bee Spring on Sept. 17, 1929, until her passing, she nurtured people around her with love and an incredible faith in God. She was born to Jack and Maggie Meredith, and was the youngest of eight children.
Laverta married Billy, her high school sweetheart, on July 3, 1951. Throughout her life, she was first a devoted follower of God, as well as a precious wife, loving mother and a faithful servant in her church.
She is survived by her three children, Liz Ashby (Richard), Granvil Vincent (Sherry) and Jacob Vincent (Lee Ann). She also leaves behind nine grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one sister, Aileen Thomas; and one brother, Jerry Meredith.
Other than her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband G.W. "Bill" Vincent; one daughter, Carol Skaggs; three sisters, Nina, Alta and Carlene; and two brothers, Bill and Willard.
The funeral is 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 25, at the Clarkson Baptist Church, with the Rev. John Whittaker officiating. Burial is in Bee Spring Cemetery.
Visitation is from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday and from 9 a.m. until time of services Friday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to the Clarkson Baptist Church.
Watson & Hunt Funeral Directors, Leitchfield, is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in The Record on Aug. 23, 2017