Laveta P. Viers © Enid News and Eagle 11-07-1979 Submitted by: Jo Aguirre
Cherokee – Funeral services for Laveta P. Viers, 62, will be at 11 AM Saturday in the First Baptist Church with Dr. Jerald Holt and the Rev. W. Dean Rainwater as the officiating ministers. The casket will remain closed after the service.
She will be buried in the Cherokee Municipal Cemetery, with the Grapes Funeral Home of Cherokee in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Viers died Wednesday morning in a Cherokee Hospital after a short illness. She was born March 11, 1917, on a farm in the Elkton community and graduated from Jet High School.
She worked as a nurse's aide in the Cherokee hospital for a number of years. After her marriage to Earl Viers in 1945, they lived on a farm southeast of Cherokee and moved into Cherokee in 1970. Mrs. Viers was in charge of the nursery at the First Baptist Church for several years and at the time of her death was serving as a church secretary.
She was a member of the First Baptist Church, the Lois Sunday School Class and the Tops Club.
Her survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Christopher (Ravajo) Boyer and Rochelle Wynne, both of Denver, Colorado; two stepdaughters, Mrs. Edward (Rosalie) Pehl and Wilda Pekrul, both of Oklahoma City; her father and stepmother, John and Myrtle Jenlink, Cherokee; a sister, Mrs. Delbert (Glendola) Schanbacher, Cherokee; two brothers, Forrest Jenlink of Jet and Lloyd Jenlink, Helena; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband Earl, her mother and a brother.
Contributions in memory of Mrs. Viers may be made to the Alfalfa County Hospital.
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