LaVerne Monroe, 84, Nevada, MO passed away on Thursday, July 1, 2021 at her home in Nevada. LaVerne was born May 1, 1937 in Kansas City, MO to Floyd R. and Iva L. (Mullins) Ellison.
LaVerne worked as a nurse at Nevada Habilitation Center for 20 years. She was a lifetime member of the Nevada Elks and Nevada Eagles Lodges, and was also a member of the VFW Women’s Auxiliary.
Survivors include five children, Joanna Patton (Glen) Wichita, KS, Franklin Archer, Jr., Sheldon, MO, Anita Norris (Dusty), Edgerton, MO, Andy Archer (Denna), Nevada, MO, and Melissa Burkett (Arthur), Clever, MO; one brother, Floyd Ellison, Warsaw, MO; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jim Monroe; and one sister Clete Koger.
There are no services planned, a private Committal will be held in the Sheldon Cemetery at a later date.
Those who wish may contribute to Nevada Elks Lodge #564 c/o Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada.