Laverne Evelyn Myers
1922 - 2014
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MYERS, Laverne Evelyn, 92, of Tampa, died Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014 at Tampa General Hospital. Born in Adell, WI she came here in 1945 from Cherry Point, NC where she served in the US Marine Corps. She graduated from HCC and the University of South Florida. She was a charter member of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church and president of the Tampa Chapter Women 's Marine Assoc. She actively served her community as president of the Lynwood Neighborhood Watch for many years. She was preceded in death by daughter, Linda Strahan and is survived by her daughter, Dianne McCabe (Tom); grandchildren, Tom McCollum (Jackie) and Carolyn Rusch (Terry); 3 great grandchildren; brother, Willis Stolper; sisters Jean Partezana and Janis Liepert and 6 nieces and nephews. A service will be held at 4pm on Tuesday, Dec. 16th at Blount & Curry - MacDill, 605 S. MacDill Ave. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to Holy Trinity Lutheran Church.


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Published in TBO.com on Dec. 14, 2014.
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March 14, 2015
I really miss my dear Aunt "Tuttie". She was a great source of information and inspiration.
Lynette Liepert
January 22, 2015
We are so sorry to hear of her passing. She was an inspriation to us the younger generation. She was always a pleasure to work with and took the business of her home owners insurance seriously. She will truly be missed.
Kindest regards from all the staff at Mike Foley State Farm Insurance.
Mike Foley
December 24, 2014
Your relatives and friends admired you for your strength and leadership. You served our Country very well, we are proud of your dedicated service and feel honored to have known you.
Your cousin, Joyce Butler
Joyce Butler
December 18, 2014
RIP Laverne, thank you for paving the way for us!

Semper Fi
Tania Shugarts
December 15, 2014
RIP Laverne Myers Semper Fi!
1stSgt Christine Brewer
December 15, 2014
Rest in peace, Marine. Thank you for paving the way. SEMPER FIDELIS
Mary Morrison
December 14, 2014
Thank you for your service, may you have the honor of serving Jesus now and carry on the traditions of the Corps.
....and if they ever look on Heaven's shores...they will find the streets are guarded by United States Marines..

Semper FI, and GOD Bless
Rebecca Walker
December 14, 2014
Semper Fi...please to be guarding the gates of Heaven. Rest in Peace, Marine.
Lyn Meyers
December 14, 2014
Semper Fi, RIP Marine.
Michelle Weaver
December 14, 2014
A band of sisters we are called—and rightly so, for ours is a kinship of the spirit and the ties of the spirit which bind us are as enduring as the ties of blood or birth. This spirit—this Esprit De Corps—is the common heritage of all who, like us, have been Marines. It is epitomized in our proud motto: Once a Marine, Always a Marine. It recognizes no barriers of time or place—or rank or station. It lives in the loving memory of those who, having served beside us, have finished their course and answered their final muster.
Throughout our lives we hold them in our hearts and prayers. We perpetuate their memory in scholarships which open doors of opportunity to others. Moreover, each time we gather in convention, we pause to honor them in a service of remembrance and love.
This, then, is that pause of loving remembrance which strengthens and renews the ties that bind us, one to another, as friends and as Marines. Laverne, a sister member of the Woman Marines Association has been called to “guard the streets of heaven”. We are her sister Marines. We are here to honor her memory.
Mary Merritt
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