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Obituaries

Obituaries

LaVerna Louise Heffner 1918 - 2012 Overbrook

LaVerna Louise Heffner, age 93, of Overbrook, Kansas died August 15, 2012. She was born September 16, 1918, in Baldwin City, Kansas, the daughter of Ray and Violet Price.
She attended Baldwin High School. LaVerna was a lifelong homemaker and very active in helping with the family farm around the Worden area all her life.
She was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles #309 of Lawrence; she also enjoyed playing bingo at the VFW in Ottawa, Kansas.
On September 26, 1936 LaVerna was united in marriage to Arlie A. Heffner in Oskaloosa, Kansas. He preceded her in death.
She is survived by two sons, Murlin Heffner and his wife Neota of Lawrence, Kansas; Leonard Heffner and his wife Roxann of Baldwin City, Kansas; three granddaughters, Cheryl Kellison and her husband, Brian, of Lawrence; Stephanie Rodman and her husband, Todd, of Lawrence; Angela Portlock and husband, Jeremy, of Baldwin City; one grandson, Jason Heffner and Wife Cassy of Olathe, Kansas; six great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband; four sisters, Adean Pease, Cleo Groff, Lucille Kerns, Maxine Price; and one brother, Emory Price.
Mrs. Heffner will be cremated. No services are currently planned. A private family burial at Worden Cemetery will be held at a later date.
The family suggests memorial contributions in lieu of flowers, be made to Worden Methodist Church, Douglas County Hospice, or Midland Care of Topeka c/o Greenwood- Roberts Funeral Home, 730 Western Heights Drive, Overbrook, Kansas 66524. Condolences may be sent to the family through www.lamb-roberts.com.
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