Mrs. Ella Laverne Atkison Naugher, age 82, of Rome, GA, passed away Sunday, May 16, 2021, at a local assisted living facility. Laverne was born in Anniston, Alabama on September 12, 1938, the daughter of the late Orbie Hamilton Atkison, Sr. and the late Edna Louise Lemming Atkison. She spent her life making a home for her husband and children. She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Guy Naugher, Jr., by her brothers, Orbie Atkison, Jr., Richard Atkison, Carl Atkison and Travis Atkison, and by her sister-in-law, Rene Atkison. Survivors include her children, Mickey Naugher (Leslye) of Rome, Lori Lemley (Jim) of Cumming, GA and Leslie Jordan (Donnie) of Cary, NC; her grandchildren, Joseph Naugher, Jason Jordan and Kayla Jordan; her great grandchildren, Joseph Naugher, Jr. and Matthew Naugher; her sisters-in-law, Pearl Atkison, Kay Atkison and Phyllis Atkison; nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 22, 2021 at 12:00pm in the Chapel at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, with the Rev. Brady Fortenberry officiating. Interment will follow in Cherokee Memorial Gardens in Centre, AL. The family will receive friends at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, on Saturday, May 22, 2021 from 11:00am until the service time. Pallbearers are asked to assemble at Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, on Saturday at 11:30am and include: Tim Peace, Ty Peace, Jim Lemley, Donnie Jordan, Jason Jordan and Mickey Naugher. Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, Oaknoll Chapel, has charge of the arrangements.
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