Mary Ethel Luke LaFever
By Sparta Live | October 8, 2001 12:00 am
Mary Ethel Luke LaFever, 86, of Sparta, passed away Thursday, October 4, 2001.
LaFever was born August 18, 1915, in Putnam County, to William Claude and Harriet Jane Griffin Luke.
She was a homemaker.
LaFever was preceded in death by one daughter, Betty Ruth Judd.
Survivors include her husband, Vernal A. LaFever of Sparta; her children, Jonelda Cawthon, Susan LaFever, Cindy Johnson and her husband, Don, and David Lafever and his wife, Linda, all of Sparta, and John LaFever and his wife, Susan, of Rock Island; two sisters, Essie Bullington and Viretta Ashburn both of Cookeville; one brother, Bill Luke of Cookeville; 10 grandchildren; and three great grandchildren.
Services were held Saturday, October 6, 2001, at 1 p.m. at Mt. Gilead Methodist Church with burial in Howard Cemetery in Putnam County. Robert Bush and Kenneth Clayton officiated.
Hunter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.