Laverne V. (Tommie) Holbird

In Memory of  Laverne V. (Tommie) Holbird

Laverne V. (Tommie) Holbird, age 87, of Woodhaven, Michigan, passed away Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at the Applewood Nursing Home, of Woodhaven. 

Tommie was born in Wilburton, Oklahoma on November 10, 1928, a daughter of the late Cordelia (Smith) and Murl  McCoy.

Tommie was a  homemaker.  She was a member of First Baptist Church, of  Krebs, Oklahoma . 
She was the widow of Lester H. Holbird. On December 24, 1947, they were married at Ft. Smith, Arkansas.  Lester Holbird passed away November 19, 1983. 

Tommie  is  survived by: 
Daughters/Sons-In-Law:  Thelma Laverne &  James Forrest, of Brighton, Michigan; Connie Rose & Doug Kaye, of Edmond, Oklahoma. 
Nephew:  George Donald (Mike) Bambeck, of Wilburton, Oklahoma
Grandchildren:  Benjamin James & Tamara Forrest, or Grosse Ile, Michigan; Jamie Laverne & Vincent Mileto, of Brighton, Michigan; Thomas Wesley & Cassie Kaye of Edmond, Oklahoma; Cindy Rose & Erik Carlson, of Edmond, Oklahoma.  
Great Grandchildren:  Olivia & Liam of Grosse Ile, Michigan; Danielle, Lauren, and Teddy of, Brighton, Michigan; Gracelynn and Coleman, both of Edmond, Oklahoma.

Tommie is preceded in death by her mother; father; husband, Lester; 2 brothers, Floyd & Fred McCoy; Sisters: Pearl Waren, Codi Clawson, Orene Clawson, Clyda McCoy, Pauline McCoy, Clara McCoy, Billie Newsome, Jewel Bambeck.

Graveside Service at Centerpoint Cemetery , Wilburton, Oklahoma, at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 2, 2016.