On August 16, 2023, Laverne C. Moore was called home to be with the Lord.

Laverne was born on December 2, 1934, in Walhalla, SC, to the late Parmel and Wilhelmenia Jenkins. She attended Oconee County Training School, Seneca, SC, and graduated with the class of 1951.

She leaves to mourn her death two daughters, Wanda Bruce (Webster-deceased -SC) and Tanya Moore (CT); brothers, Howard M. Jenkins Sr. (Delores-VA) Tony Jenkins (Jan- deceased-SC); three grandchildren, Marcus Robinson, Tiffany Bruce, Talia Hoekstra, two great-grandchildren, Mckenzie Hoekstra and Brielle Bruce, nephew Howard M. Jenkins Jr. (Teresa); great-nephew, Howard M. Jenkins III (LaTarsha); great-niece, Morgan Jenkins and great-great-nephew Howard IV, great-great nieces Lynnea, and Lydia Jenkins.

Laverne lived in New Haven, CT, for over 70 years. She was employed by Winchester Gun Manufacturer, Yale New Haven Hospital, and Southern New England Telephone Company (SNET), where she retired. Her incredible work ethic continued after retiring from SNET, where she worked at Troup Junior High School and later Mauro-Sheridan Inter-district Magnet School in the Cafeteria for ten years. Laverne was a member of the Promise Land Church of God, West Haven, CT.

The family would like to thank everyone for their prayers and support.

Memorial service will be held Monday, August 21, 2023, at 5:00 P.M. at Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St., New Haven. The service will be live-streamed via the following link: https://youtube.com/live/S9IaABpbS3o?feature=share