Lillian LaVerne

Obituary of Lillian Foltz LaVerne

LaVerne Lillian Foltz - mother of two, grandmother and great grandmother died October 20, 2022 of natural causes.  Born July 26, 1927 in Webb City Oklahoma, had a long fruitful life of 95 years.  She had many roles in life as a loving wife to Jack Foltz, mother, grandmother, waitress, teacher, real estate agent, and business owner.  She served God and others faithfully throughout her life.    

A fiercely independent woman ahead of her time.  When she set her mind to a task, she willed it to fruition with fierce determination.  Started her own real estate business and achieved her number one goal.  To build a beautiful home at the top of hill.  It was amazingly beautiful and uniquely her. 

Never afraid to do hard laborious work, and even taught her grandson how to use a hammer.  She was a builder of dreams achieved through grit and determination.  Her hobbies included writing and photography, expressing the thoughts of her imagination.  Her legacy will live on through her great granddaughter who shares many of her traits. 

She is survived by her daughter Terry Gragg, grandson Noran Eric Ruden, and great granddaughter Jordan M. Ruden.  She has Joined her husband (Jack) and son (Mark) in the Kingdom of Heaven. 

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