Lavern Mashburn, 73, of Searcy passed away Sunday, May 24, 2015 at her residence. She was born September 10, 1941 in Melbourne, Arkansas to the late Frank and Jessie (Payne) Lawrence.
Laverne was a member of College Church of Christ. She loved children and enjoyed working at the daycare. Laverne also helped with the preschool kids during Thursday School which was held at College Church of Christ. She enjoyed the outdoors and watching the wildlife. Her favorite time however was when she was with her grandchildren. They were the apple of her eye. Lavern was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend who will be dearly missed.
Lavern is survived by her husband of 46 years, Donald Mashburn of Searcy; two sons, John Mashburn (Wana) of Searcy, and Gerald Mashburn of Searcy; one daughter, Patricia Mora (Refujio) of Elaine, Arkansas; two grandchildren, Michael J. Brown and Tara Mora; one great grandson, Austin J. Brown; one brother, Gary Lawrence of Drasco, Arkansas; and three sisters, Virginia Hidden of Canton, Texas, Shirley Nanny of Shady Grove, Arkansas and Barbara Davis of Judsonia, Arkansas; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to her parents Lavern was preceded in death by two brothers, Dorlise and James Lawrence.
Visitation will be from 6 pm - 8 pm, Tuesday, May 26, 2015 at Searcy McEuen Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2015 at Searcy McEuen Funeral Home. Interment will be at Levisy Cemetery in Mt. View, Arkansas.
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