Posted: Mon 3:54 PM, Nov 04, 2013
Funeral Home: Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville
LaVerna Ruth Deem, 66, of Harrisville, WV, departed this life November 1, 2013 at Parkersburg, WV.
She was born August 26, 1947 in Harrisville, WV, the daughter of the late Everett “Buster” and Lorene V. Metz Reed. Mrs. Deem was a homemaker. Mrs. Deem was a woman of strong faith who deeply loved her family. She was particularly committed to her husband, children and grandchildren. She loved cooking and trying new recipes, and collecting cookbooks. She also dearly loved working in her flower beds and collecting penguins.
She is survived by her husband of 46 years, Clifford Eugene Deem Sr., Harrisville, WV; two sons, Clifford Eugene Deem Jr. and wife Susan, Morgantown, WV, Brian Lee Deem, and wife Anna, Gilbert, AZ; five grandchildren, Courtney, 14, Jonathan, 11, Zachary, 9, Kailey, 8, and Gracelynn, 5. Mrs. Deem also had a number of close nieces and nephews including Bettina Dawson who provided special care and undivided attention to her during the last several weeks of her life.
Mrs. Deem was preceded in death by her parents.
Funeral services will be held at 2 PM, Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at Raiguel Funeral Home, Harrisville, WV, with the minister Jack Bell and the minister David Adams officiating. Interment will follow in the Harrisville IOOF Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home Monday, November 4th, 2013 from 4-8 PM and from 12:00-2:00 p.m. on the day of the service. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.McCulloughRaiguel.com.