LaVerne Louise Tirrill, 78, died Thursday (February 27, 2003) at Community Hospital of McCook.
She was born Oct. 25, 1924, at McCook to Darrell F. and Lila F. (Huet) Lytle. She graduated from McCook High School in 1943.
On March 2, 1946, she married Lester M. Tirrill at McCook. To this union three children were born. She was employed with the Agricultural Soil Conservation Services Office for 23 years.
She was a 50-year member of Memorial United Methodist Church and was active in the women's group. She was a 4-H leader for many years.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Darrell and Lila Lytle; three brothers, Kenneth, Virgil and Bernard Lytle; and sister-in-law, Fern Lytle.
Survivors include her husband, Lester Tirrill of McCook; one son, Tom Tirrill and wife, Kelly, of McCook; two daughters, Linda and husband, Jerry Hall and Kathy and husband, Terry Doyle, all of McCook; two sisters-in-law, Evelyn G. Lytle of McCook and Evelyn J. Lytle of Topeka, Kan.; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Services will be Monday, 2:30 p.m., at Memorial United Methodist Church with the Rev. Dr. Jeff Thurman officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery.
Visitation will be today until 9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. until noon, and Sunday 2 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Memorials may be given in her name.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.