Laverne Ora Lively, 83, of Chattanooga, Tenn., passed away on Friday, Jan. 3, 2020.

Laverne was a member of Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, she enjoyed spending time at home babysitting

the grandkids and watching soap operas.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Wendell Lively; parents, Eulis and Ora Poe; brothers,

Leo Poe, Kyle Poe, Alvin Poe; and granddaughter, Brandy Lively.

She is survived by her sons, Randall Harold (Sharon) Lively, Rick A. Lively, Gary Wendell (Paula) Lively; sister, June (Earl) Bolton; seven grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 7, in the funeral home chapel with Greg

Bolton officiating. Burial will follow at Lakewood Memorial East. Rick Lively, Gary Lively, Waylon Lively, Rod Bolton, Chris Seaborn, and Justin Seaborn will be serving as pallbearers.

Please visit to share words of comfort with the family.

The family will receive friends on Monday, Jan. 6, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E.

Brainerd Rd.