LaVerna Edith Johnson
June 26, 1935 – Jan. 30, 2013
LaVerna Edith Johnson, 77, passed away Jan. 30. She was born in Kay County, Okla., to Ray Clarence and Goldie Edith (Vaughn) Rollins.
LaVerna worked as a licensed practical nurse.
She was preceded in death by: her parents; husband, Edzel W. Johnson; sisters, Agatha and Norma; brother, David; and stepson, Gary.
She is survived by her: son Richard Johnson, and wife Kelly; daughter Dorothy Smith, and husband Robert; brothers, Lester and Owen Rollins; sisters, Donna Lesemann and Linda Reese; grandchildren, Quinn Johnson, Steven Smith, Kenny Smith, Robby Smith and Charlie Potter; and numerous other loved ones.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Humane Society of Ponca City, 900 W. Prospect, Ponca City, Okla., 74601.
A graveside burial of ashes will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at Longwood Cemetery in Ponca City, Okla. A meal will be provided following the service at 12 p.m. at the First Christian Church in Newkirk, located at 9th and Walnut. Friends may leave condolences at www.vondelsmithmortuary.com. Directed by Vondel Smith/South, Oklahoma City, Okla.