LaVerne Adams Reid
LaVerne Adams Reid returned home on August 11, 2021. LaVerne was born in Bunkerville, Nevadaonn October 18, 1932, to Thomas Harley Adams and Tamzen Hardy Adams. She was the sixth of seven children. She married Richard Alma Reid in 1956 in the Salt Lake Temple. She was preceded in death by her husband, parents and siblings (Fern, Lynn, Ray, Shirley, Mervin).
She is survived by her sister LaRue Pollock; her children, Nancy (Kevin) Jones, Rick (Kristina) Reid, Vera (Ken) Jones, Brad (Shawna) Reid, Kyle (Tami) Reid, Dave (Rachel) Reid; 32 grandchildren and 52 great grandchildren.
LaVerne was born in Bunkerville, Nevada where she lived until 1970. Her family then moved to Columbus, Ohio for two years while her husband completed his doctorate degree at Ohio State University. The family then moved to Las Vegas, Nevada where she lived the remainder of her life. She was able to spend the last year with her daughter Nancy (Kevin) Jones in Gresham, Oregon. She came back to Las Vegas in July of this year where she passed away August 11.
LaVerne was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She served in many callings and capacities. She spent countless hours serving in the St. George and Las Vegas temples. She loved working in the temple and it was a great testimony to her family. She enjoyed quilting and made many keepsakes for her children and grandchildren. After her husband’s passing in 1979, LaVerne worked diligently to keep her family close with many family dinners and gatherings. She loved her family and is greatly loved by them.
Services will be held on Saturday, August 21, 2021, at the Robindale Chapel of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints located at 7670 S. Bruce St., Las Vegas, NV 89123. Viewing will be held that morning from 9:30-10:45 a.m. The funeral service will begin at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be at the Bunkerville Cemetery at 3:30 p.m. that afternoon. Flowers should be delivered to the Robindale Chapel between 9:00-10:00 a.m. Saturday morning.