Graveside services for LaVerne Bernice Fowler, 82, Blue Mound, Texas, will be held at 1:00 p.m., Saturday, December 13, 2014, at Shaver Campground Cemetery, Oxford, Arkansas, under the direction of Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mrs. Fowler died at 12:58 p.m., Tuesday, December 9, 2014, at her home.
She was born October 1, 1932, in the State of Arkansas, to John Henry Franks and Hulda Marie Morgan Franks. On September 24, 1949, she was married at Salem, Arkansas, to James Fowler. She enjoyed painting pictures, knitting, crocheting Afghans for her family and gardening. She loved raising roses and was a good seamstress. Babies were special to her.
She is survived by her husband, James Fowler, of the family home; two children, LaWanna VanderPluym, Haslet, Texas and Jeffrey Alan Fowler, wife, Sally, Rhome, Texas; four grandchildren, Breanne VanderPluym, Megan VanderPluym, Heather Marie Russell and Mandy Fowler Roberts; nine great-grandchildren, Jacob Russell, Andrew Russell, Madeline Brummet, Eleanore Brummet, Harrison Jefferson Brummet, Paisley Brummet, Cadence Roberts, Colton Roberts and Clayton Roberts; two brothers, Thelbert Franks, wife, Betty and Randall Franks, wife, Elaine, all of West Plains, Missouri; and several nieces and nephews.
Her parents, two sisters, Shirley Mercer and Lee Propp, two brothers, Clifford Franks and Delman Franks and one infant brother, Delford Franks, precede her in death.
Visitation will be held from 7:00 until 8:00 p.m., Friday at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made to American Heart Association or Feed the Children, and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.