LAVERNE H. RODDY, 86, 0f Fort Pierce, Florida, died suddenly Sunday, November 10, 2013, at the Lawnwood Regional Medical Center in Fort Pierce. Born in Detroit, Michigan, she had been a resident of Florida for 40 years, living in Pompano Beach, until moving to Fort Pierce, 8 years ago. She was a member and past president of the Pompano DOE'S #140, and a member of the Fort Pierce Elks Lodge #1520. Laverne was also a member of the Women's Club of Pompano Beach, as well as the Women' Club of Fort Pierce. An avid Bridge Player, she enjoyed traveling with her husband, Tony. Survivors include her husband of 43 years, Tony Roddy, of Fort Pierce; 1 stepdaughter, Lauralee and her husband, Robert; 2 grandchildren, Jerad and his wife, Jennifer and Dawn and her husband, Mike; and 5 great- grandchildren, Nicholas, Makayla, Thomas, Keaton, and William. A Service to Celebrate her life will be held Monday, November 18, 2013 at 1:00PM at the Yates Funeral Home & Crematory, Fort Pierce Chapel, where friends may call a half hour before. Please sign the online guestbook at

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Yates Funeral Home
1101 South U.S. 1 Fort Pierce, FL 34950
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Published in the TC Palm on Nov. 14, 2013