LaVerne McMullen
July 6, 1961  -  March 27, 2019

LaVerne McMullen

Rose Lawn Funeral Home
2942 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL  32563
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
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Funeral Service
Rose Lawn Funeral Home & Cemetery
2942 Gulf Breeze Parkway
Gulf Breeze, FL  32563
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
11:00 AM
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Albert G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery
Suffolk, VA  

LaVerne McMullen completed her earthly journey on Wednesday, March 27, 2019 in Gulf Breeze, FL and entered into eternal peace with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
LaVerne was born on July 6, 1961 to the late James and Florence Hawkins in Newport News, Virginia. She was the third youngest of ten siblings. LaVerne attended Warwick High School and was a member of the Cheerleading team graduating in 1979. As time passed, LaVerne met and married the love of her life, Daryn McMullen on 3 Sep 2005 in Biloxi, MS.
LaVerne was a wonderful wife and a friend to many with an enormous giving heart to others. LaVerne often opened her house as a safe haven where many family and friends came to experience love, joy and peace. She was an exquisite dresser who enjoyed shopping, cooking and entertaining. LaVerne was a faithful member of Momentum Church who served on the Café and Greeting Team.
LaVerne was preceded in death by her parents; Florence and James Hawkins and sister; Linda Horton. Left to cherish warm memories are her husband; Daryn McMullen, her sisters; Ernestine (Robert, III) Kearney of Suffolk, VA, Carol Thomas (Polo) of Hampton, VA, Wanda (Kevin) Wells, Helen (Victor, Sr.) Williams, Leslie Brooks, Karen Hawkins (Timothy) all of Newport News, VA and two brothers; Darnell (Ernestine) Hawkins of Newport News, VA and Michael (Sonia) Hawkins of Woodbridge, VA, and a host of nephews, nieces, cousins, church family and friends.
LaVerne left an everlasting imprint on the hearts of all within whom she came in contact. She will be greatly missed!


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  1. Santa Rosa Family Dentistry
    Gulf Breeze, FL

    We will miss you Laverne. You were such a wonderful person. We will praying for your family during this difficult time.

  2. Murad W, Nuriddin
    Newport News, VA

    My heart is sadden. Praying for the Family.

  3. D Higgs
    Newport News, VA

    Rest on Lavern I was shock to hear of your passing, But God never makes any mistakes Jesus wanted you for a Sunbeam to Shine for him each Day

  4. Shirley and Thomas O'Neil
    Pensacola, FL

    We lost a dear sweet friend, a caring and giving person. I'm so grateful for all the wonderful years we had together and we will dearly miss you. Love you. Thomas, Shirley, Katrina & Jennifer

  5. Belinda Bullock-Young
    Hampton, VA

    Praying for the family of LaVerne Hawkins-McMullen. May GOD comfort you at this time, he promised to be a very present help in time of need, this is a needed time; I pray for GOD's devine healing and mercy upon you all. God bless.
    Belinda Bullock~Class of 79.

  6. Jennifer Flores
    Pensacola, FL

    We love and miss you LaVerne!

  7. Jonathan Martin
    Navarre, FL

    Rest in peace Laverne, and welcome home to the arms of Jesus.

  8. Rebecca Gundrum
    Gulf Breeze, FL


    Going to miss you sis....but you left me with great you're still with me...RIH


    Going to miss you sis....but you left me with great you're still with me...RIH

  11. Robin Granger
    Hampton, VA

    RIP my love you will be sadly missed Love you

  12. George f Gamble
    Greenbelt, MD 20770, MD

    I will always remember how you touch my life Laverne. You, Tina, and her husband, Robert and the Hawkins family. May God bless and Keep the Hawkins family forever.

  13. Amanda Khan
    Tampa, FL

    Sending prayers to the large group of friends and family that cherished Mrs. LaVerne. Blessings to Daryn and the family. With love from your Air Force Family.

  14. William "Frog" & Lynn Goodwin, Carly Manuel
    Gulf Breeze, FL, FL

    Please know we are here for you.
    Frog, Lynn and Carly

    2 Cor 1:2-3
    May God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ give your grace and peace. All praise to God, the Father of our Lord Jesus Christ. God is our merciful Father and the source of all comfort.

  15. Sandra Vanderheyden
    Navarre, FL

    Daryn & Family
    I am so sorry for your loss. LaVerne was a blessing to the neighborhood and her many friends. She will be sadly missed. I will never forget her warm heart and cheery nature. God help you to heal.

  16. Rhonda Smith
    Navarre, FL

    I am going to miss you sweet friend . I will always cherish our shopping trips and lunches together . I am going to be lost without you . Fly high my friend .

  17. Sylvester & Missy Campbell
    Gulf Breeze, FL

    Darren & Family our hearts 💕 are broken for you with the lost of your precious and beloved LaVerne. She was an incredible woman whose warm spirit made you want to smile bigger when you were in her presence. Our community’s light went dim when she left us now we are to look to God’s morning sunrises and celebrate LaVerne’s glorious journey.

  18. Nate & Sadera Harris
    Navarre, FL

    You will be missed LaVerne; So gracious, kind, and truly a loving person. It was such a pleasure to be in your presence, God Bless You!

  19. Robin y. Jones Butler none as cookie
    Newport news, VA

    My condolences to the husband & family that the God of all comfort will keep your minds in peace. Love cookie.

  20. Rosalyn Jones-Washington
    Newport News, VA

    Remembering a part of our childhood on 26th st. To the family of LaVerne McMullen I'm so very sorry for the loss of LaVerne. I hadn't seen her in a while but I will always remember The Hawkins family and all the good times we shared. Praying for your strength during this time.

  21. SheNay Hawkins
    Wilson, NC

    Continue To S.I.P Aunt Vern. 😇 Heavan gained another angel.

  22. Rebecca and Steve Gundrum
    Gulf Breeze, FL

    LaVerne was an incredible, beautiful woman inside and out. Always willing to share anything she had with friends or strangers. LaVerne had a heart for Jesus and was full of love for everyone particularly four legged children!♥️🙏🌈

  23. Jerry Thomas
    San Jose, CA

    Will always have wonderful memories of times spent together.

  24. Tim and Sharon ONeil
    San Antonio, TX

    La Verne you will be dearly missed. Another Angel has been called home. May you Rest In Peace. Tim and Sharon ONeil

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