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PURKEY, LaVerna Morgan
PURKEY, LaVerna Morgan Passed away Aug. 20, 2015, born in Sedalia, Mo. She was the youngest of 13 children. She moved to Kansas City to attend beauty school. LaVerna and Bill Morgan owned the Frosty Delight on Avenue I over 30 yrs. LaVerna was introduced to cosmetics in beauty school which later led to her career in JAFRA. She sold JAFRA for 43 yrs., was a Branch Mgr., and won many awards. She had two children, J Wendell and Bonnie Morgan. After the passing of C.J. Morgan, she married Neil Purkey on June 10, 2000. She is preceded in death by Neil Purkey, C.J. Morgan, son Wendell Morgan, grandson Joshua Welder and her siblings and parents. She is survived by Bonnie Welder of Santa Clarita, Deanne Pettit and her husband Art, Devon and Amanda Pettit of Elk Grove, Calif. Funeral service officiated by Jeff Larson, will be held 11 am, Saturday, September 5, 2015 at The Latter Day Saints, 19513 Drycliff St., Canyon Country, CA 91321 at the corner of Camp Plenty and Drycliff St.; and Ryan Perish of New Hope Community Church, Lancaster

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