Laverne Carmack

Saturday, April 10, 2004

MOREHOUSE, Mo. -- Ethel Laverne Carmack, 82, of Morehouse died Thursday, April 8, 2004, at her home.

She was born March 26, 1922, at Holland, Mo., daughter of Sidney and Anna Burton Finney. She and Allen "Buck" Carmack were married Aug. 5, 1939, at Essex, Mo. He died Dec. 19, 1998.

Carmack was a cook 26 years at Headstart.

Survivors include two sons, Charles "Sonnie" Carmack of Essex, Dennis Carmack of Sikeston, Mo.; four daughters, Vernice King of Sikeston, Sandra Nations of St. Charles, Ill., Kathy Williams and Kim Malloy of Essex; a brother, Richard Finney of Windfall, Ind.; three sisters, Mildred Brown of Brawley, Calif., Lillian Causey of Windfall, Wanda Cochran of Sikeston; 11 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, four brothers, a sister and a grandson.

Friends may call at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the chapel, with the Rev. Mike Brown officiating. Burial will be in Matthews Cemetery.