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Ms. Laverne Lassiter

February 14, 1954 ~ November 1, 2021 (age 67)


Our Beloved, Laverne Lassiter, Daughter of the late Ned “N.H.” Lassiter and Ernestine Lassiter, went home to Christ on November 1st, 2021. She was born in Orange County, NC on February 14, 1954, “Valentines Day,” the day of Love. She grew up in Apex North Carolina. She  was employed at ABC Cab Company in Durham NC for 20+ years. Lavern is a Member of Russell Memorial CME Church and a member of the usher board.

Laverne leaves to cherish her memory her children: Lakisha Lassiter and George Lassiter. Her grandchildren: Starlisa “Star” Lassiter, Antonio Lassiter, Amir Lassiter, and Lucas Hines, in addition to, her great granddaughter Armani Lassiter. She was loved and adored by her God-children: Meagan Jones, Madison Jones, Mackenzie Jones, Javeyon Brodie, Julian Leathers, and Messiah Leathers. 

She is also survived by her siblings: Terry Lassiter, Dwight Lassiter, Annette Lassiter, and Carl “Mike” Welch. Her Aunts and Uncles: Lonnie Davis, Margaret McNeil (Donald), Helen Cooper (Willie).

She was preceded in death by: her beloved daughter, Tarlisa “Fatty” Lassiter, and her siblings: Gerald “sister” Lassiter, Derald “brother” Lassiter, and Malcom “Pete” Lassiter.

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Public Viewing
November 7, 2021

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Jones Funeral Home Inc
112 S Graham St. P.O. Box 17235
Chapel Hill, NC 27516

November 8, 2021

11:00 AM
Russell Memorial CME Church
703 S. Alston Ave
Durham, NC 27701

Funeral Service
November 8, 2021

12:00 PM
Russell Memorial CME Church
703 S. Alston Ave
Durham, NC 27701

Video is available for this event

Interment following funeral service
November 8, 2021

Beechwood Cemetery
3300 Fayetteville St.
Durham, NC 27707

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