Laverne Smith Whitter passed away from this life, on January 1, 2023, with all of her family by her side.
She was born in Eubank, Kentucky on December 10, 1935, to the late Johnny Green, and Bessie (Ashley) Smith.
She worked at Cowdan's Sewing Factory for 13 years. She also worked at Amon's Bakery, and retired after 15 years, to work full time in the ministry with her husband, Delmer Whitter.
She is preceded in death by her loving husband, Delmer Whitter of 65 years. Her two sons, Bobby & Steve Whitter. Her brothers & sisters, Mildred Warren, Claude Smith, Marcella Blevins, Grace Trevor, Sue Ann Dick, Gloria Dean Dick, Lloyd Smith, & Darrell Smith.
She is survived by her children, Pat & (Ed) Massey, Leshia & (Jr) Meece, Brian & (Alpha) Whitter, and her two daughters-in-law, Debbie & Elaine Whitter.
She is also survived by her eleven grandchildren, Amy Roberts, Kristie Duke, Gary Lawson, Bruce Lawson, Amanda Wiles, Heather Foister, Megan Purcell, Kara Wesley, Joshua Whitter, Jaylynn Whitter, & Jordan Whitter.
She is survived by her ten great-grandchildren. Vera Roberts, Alyza Lawson, River Lawson, Ella Wiles, Hudson Purcell, Aiden Wesley, Addie Wesley, Sophie Wesley, Scarlett Wesley, & Paisley Whitter.
The family would like to give a special thanks for the wonderful job, Alpha Whitter did for taking such good care of our mother, as her full time caregiver.
A funeral service will be held 10:00 AM Thursday, January, 5, 2023, at the Chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Ronnie Haste & Bro. Ed Massey officiating.
Burial will be in Freedom Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 5:00 to 8:00 PM Wednesday, January 4, 2023, at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.
Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements.
Condolences may be expressed to the family at: www.morrisandhislope.com