Laverne Muse, 78-year-old Grove, Oklahoma resident passed away on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 at her home following a sudden illness.

Laverne was born on December 11, 1931 in Lockney, Texas to Ernest and Irene (Webster) Fowler. She spent most of her youth in Texas. She graduated from high school in 1949 and received a Bachelor of Science degree from the West Texas State University. Laverne married Sidney Muse on August 15, 1953 in Floydada, Texas. Together they moved around from Missouri to Ohio and finally settled in Oklahoma.

Laverne was a homemaker and was an active member of the Grace Presbyterian Church as well as Chapter GG of PEO.

Laverne was preceded in death by her husband Sid.

Laverne is survived by daughter, Sidney Morgan of Miami, Oklahoma; son, J. Muse and his wife Barbara of Windsor, Colorado; two granddaughters, Katie Morgan Beitz and her husband Adam of Stillwater, Oklahoma and Kelly Clark of Parker, Colorado.

Laverne and Sid were foster parents for several years for seven children.

A memorial service will be held at the Grace Presbyterian Church on Friday, November 12, 2010 at 2 p.m. the Reverend Teri Summers-Minette to officiate. Interment will be at the Olympus Cemetery under the direction of Worley-Luginbuel Funeral Home Grove, Oklahoma.

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