Thursday, October 29, 2009

LaVerne Thomas Means, 85, of Eagle Rock, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2009, in Brighton Ridge, Eureka Springs, Ark.

He was born Feb. 13, 1924, in Reeds, the son of Denver L. and Cora (Spilker) Means, who preceded him in death.

He received his education in a one room school house near Carthage and graduated from high school in Carthage. He was employed as a salesman for ADM Feeds in Salina, Kan., from which he retired. He moved to Eagle Rock in 1987 to make his home. He was a member of First Christian Church, Eureka Springs, Ark.

Funeral services were held Friday in First Christian Church, Eureka Springs, Ark., under direction of Fohn Funeral Home, Cassville. Dr. Cecil Todd and Pastor Philip Wilson conducted the services. Graveside services were held Friday in Maple Grove Cemetery, Mt. Vernon.

Contributions may be made to First Christian Church, 763 Passion Play Road, Eureka Springs, AR 72632.

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