Jean Laverne Tarrant, age 78, of Mount Vernon, Texas passed away on Friday, February 3, 2023.
Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Thursday, February 9, 2023 at Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Mount Vernon City Cemetery with Rev. Pepper Puryear officiating. Serving as pallbearers will be Jimmy Tarrant, Timmy Tarrant, Lonnie Tarrant, Ricky Jones, Cody Tully, and Ronnie Trantham. Honorary pallbearers will be Jacob Tarrant, Calob Tarrant, Brantly Tarrant, Kaden Tarrant and Robert May.
Family will receive friends 1 hour prior to the service at 1:00 pm. at the funeral home.
Laverne was born October 27, 1944 in Mount Vernon to Lonnie James and Bessie Ann “Neenan” Cox. They have preceded her in death as well as her husband, Ray W. Tarrant; a brother, George Ottwell and a sister, Marie Ottwell.
She is survived by her three sons, Jimmy Dwayne Tarrant and wife Linda, Timmy Jean Tarrant and Lonnie Ray Tarrant and wife Amy; six grandchildren, Jacob Tarrant, Shelby Taylor and husband Justin, Tyla Tarrant, Amber Tarrant, Destini Darlin and Calob Tarrant; five great grandchildren, McKinleigh Tarrant, Aubree Tarrant, Aaralyn Tarrant, Kaden Tarrant and James Taylor; one sister, Delores Kelly.
Laverne worked as a Certified Nursing Assistant and was a member of Hilltop Baptist Church. She loved flowers and gardening.
Family requests memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Dallas in Laverne’s name.
You may pay your respects online at www.samharveyfuneralhome.com
Services entrusted to Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home.
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