Obituary of LaVerne Doss Tilly
LaVerne Starr (Doss) (Beckner) Tilley, 72, of Vinton, passed away, Thursday, April 27, 2023. She was preceded in death by her parents Elsie Mae (Hudgins) Carter, Vernon Edsel Doss, and step-father Herbert L. Carter; sisters, Virginia Paulette Wolford, and Dorothy Elizabeth Leonard; grandparents, Samuel C. and Ina King Doss, Chester C. and Virginia Louise (Duke) Hudgins.
Laverne is survived by her daughters Nadia Bablu and husband Mohammed Islam-Bablu, and Amanda Beckner Willis; grandchildren, Sharno Islam Amin and husband Rasheeq, Preaa Islam, Nedhi Islam, Zachery Beckner, Brittney Madison, and Devin Madison; great-grandchildren, Ezra Beckner and Zakai Beckner; aunt, Margaret James; cousins, Marsha Sink and husband Mike, and Jim James and wife Rose; best friend, Patty Smith.
The family will receive friends Sunday, April 30, 2023 from 2-4 p.m. at Simpson Funeral Home Peters Creek Road Chapel. Interment will be private for the family. Arrangements by Simpson Funeral Home. (540)366-0707.