M. LaVerne Smith

CENTRALIA — M. LaVerne Smith, 93 of Centralia, passed away Sunday, December 20, 2015 at Centralia Manor.

She was born January 26, 1922 in Centralia, daughter of Jay Wyatt McNeilly and Daisy B. (Carter) McNeilly. She married Edward Smith and he preceded her in death in June 7, 1995.

She is survived by four grandchildren: Delia Beers of California, Daniel Smith of California, Derek Copold of Texas and Dorothy Crews of Virginia.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, and two daughters, Carol Ann Smith and Linda Balkus.

Per her wishes, she will be cremated and there will be no public services. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hillcrest Memorial Park Carefund and will be accepted at Sutherland-Garnier Funeral Home in Centralia, which is assisting the family with arrangements.

For more information or to sign the online guest register, please visit sutherlandfuneralhome.com.