February 6, 1926 - July 16, 2021
Laverne Doyle Daley went to her eternal rest on Friday, July 16th, 2021. A lifelong resident of Memphis, she was born February 6, 1926 to Eugene and Lorine Kramer Doyle. She and her husband, Richard of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania were married December 27, 1945 and made their home in Memphis. She was preceded in death by her parents, an older brother, Eugene Doyle, Jr. and his wife Dorothy Crisp Doyle, two sisters, Carolyn Hurley and her husband Thomas of Somerville, Tennessee and Connie Buckley and her husband Ronnie of Delaware, Ohio, a son-in-law Mike Mudge of Lafayette, Louisiana and a daughter-in-law Jean Cotter Daley Bivens of Memphis. She leaves behind her devoted husband of 75 years Richard and five children, Sherrie Ellender ( John ) of Lafayette, Louisiana, Rick Daley of Memphis, Tennessee, Dave Daley ( Kathleen ) of Richmond, Virginia, Lisa Daley ( Sarah ) of Spring Hill, Tennessee, and Dede O'Connell ( Brian ) of Huntersville, North Carolina. Her niece Kathy Buckley Mosteller of Memphis, Tennessee was an invaluable resource to her in her final years. She received both a bachelor's and a master's degree in journalism from Memphis State University. She was a reporter for Memphis Business Journal for several years, and went on to establish her own successful freelance writing service. She and her husband resided at Ave Maria for the past 3 years, and the family would like to express their appreciation to the administration and staff for their care and kindness. Services will be held Monday, July 19, 2021 at St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Cordova, Tennessee. Visitation will be held from 9:30 to 10:30, Mass of Resurrection at 10:30, and a reception afterward from 11:30 to 12:30. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be sent in her memory to Birthright of Memphis.
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