LaVerne Oliver…March 16, 1914 – June 4, 2018


A private family inurnment will take place at the Memorial Gardens Mausoleum in Colorado Springs at a later date for longtime Lamar resident, LaVerne Oliver.

LaVerne was born on March 16, 1914 in Lewis, Kansas to William Means and Effie Davis-Means and departed this life on Monday June 4, 2018 at the Lamar Estates at the age of 104.

LaVerne was preceded in death by her parents; by two brothers – Harold Means and Glenn Means and by one sister – Evelyn Curran.

Mrs. Oliver is survived by two children – Patricia Oliver of Lamar and Larry (Lois) Oliver also of Lamar; by four grandchildren; five great grandchildren; and four great-great grandchildren as well as by Drema Ellis of California; by a sister-in-law – Ellen Means and by a niece and nephew and a host of friends.

Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Lamar Estates either directly or through the funeral home office.

Peacock Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for LaVerne Oliver. For additional information and online condolences please visit our website at

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