OBITUARY

Laverne Beck

June 7, 1936October 22, 2011

BECK, LAVERNE MCKINNEY of Vestavia Hills went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, October 22, 2011 at the age of 75. Laverne was preceded in death by her parents: Herman and Clarice McKinney; infant son, Robert Allen Beck; brother; Herman L. McKinney, Sr.; sister; Sarah McKinney and brother in law, John Wood Furman, Sr. She is survived by her daughter; Karen Bowers; granddaughter, Kaitlin Bowers; sister, Edna Furman; nephew, John Furman, Jr. (Louise); niece, Donna Saunders (Harris, III); great nephews: Harris Saunders IV(Katie) and James Saunders (Emily); and great nieces, Jamie Furman, Sarah Furman and Kathryn Tanner (Curt). The family would like to extend a special note of gratitude to Colleen Adkins, MD and Ben McCullough, MD at UAB Hospital; staff on the S6 South unit; staff of Home Instead Senior Care as well as the nurses and staff of VITAS Family Comfort Care Hospice for providing exceptional care The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 beginning at 1:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Ridout's Valley Chapel, followed via escorted cortege to Elmwood Cemetery at 2:30 p.m. for graveside services for family and friends which will be officiated by Reverend Doctor Richard Trucks. Services are under the direction of Ridout's Valley Chapel.

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Tracey Payne

October 24, 2011

Karen,
You are in my thoughts and prayers..
May God comfort you during this time.

Tracey HomeInstead Senior Care

Robin England

October 24, 2011

Karen, Kaitlin , I am so sorry for your loss of Mother and Grandmother, Aunt Vern held a special place in my heart ,the memories are always with me no matter what happens in our life when thing are out of our on control. I will be praying that God would sustain you both during this time of sorrow love Robin God Bless .....

Doug Hughes

October 24, 2011

Karen, Kaitlin, Edna and the family, I am so saddened by this great loss. Laverne was a very good friend and neighbor. I have missed seeing her since she moved as I know you will also miss her great smile and friendly laughter. My heart felt sorrow for the entire family.
Doug Hughes

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