Young’s Funeral Directors

508 Champagnolle, El Dorado, AR


Lavera Vermel "Nell" Calaway

January 23, 1928November 24, 2019

Lavera Vermel "Nell" Calaway, 91, of El Dorado, passed away Sunday, November 24, 2019 at Advance Health and Rehab in El Dorado.

She was born January 23, 1928 to Luther Paul and Opal Hollis Eagan in El Dorado, AR. She was a homemaker and a member of Marrable Hill Chapel.

Preceding her parents; and sister, Laverne Walker.

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband of 73 years, Noel Kenny Calaway, Jr. of El Dorado; daughters, Kimberly Karen Pietranski (John) of Smackover, Deborah Denise Spraggins (David) of Texarkana; son, Ron K. Calaway (Jackie) of Lee's Summit, MO; brother-in-law, Bill Walker of Longview, TX; grandchildren, Noel Pietranski, Evan Pietranski, step grandchildren, Kimberly Blankenship (Brian), Todd Spraggins; step great grandchildren, Nick Blankenship, Zoey Blankenship; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 p.m. Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at Young's.

A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 27, at Arlington Memorial Park under the direction of Young's Funeral Directors with Rev. Carley Davis officiating.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, P.O. Box 96011, Washington, DC 20090-6011, or to Victory Bible Camp, 110 Chapel Ave, El Dorado, AR 71730.

An online guest registry will be available at www.youngsfuneralhome.com


  • Visitation Tuesday, November 26, 2019
  • Graveside Service Wednesday, November 27, 2019


Lavera Vermel "Nell" Calaway

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