Edna "Jody" Jo (Ashley) LaFevers

October 26, 1946 ~ December 30, 2019 (age 73)


Edna “Jody” Jo LaFevers, 73, of Viola, Arkansas, passed away, Monday, December 30, 2019 at her home in Viola.

She was born in Viola, Arkansas on October 26, 1946, daughter of the late Harry and Julia (Clark) Ashley. Jody spent her life as a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother and friend. She was united in marriage to the late Stephen LaFevers on November 4, 1964 in Viola, Arkansas. Jody spent her working years as a Registered Nurse from 1974 until 2000 when she became a Family Nurse Practitioner. She was of the Church of Christ faith.

Jody is survived by her son, Mark Alan LaFevers of Viola, Arkansas; daughter, Holly Michelle LaFevers (Larry Mann) of McKinney, Texas; sister, Shirley Ashley Sessions of Cape Coral, Florida; grandchildren, Brandon Taylor (Sommer), Tiffany Roughton (Frank), Dedra Taylor, Estefani Mann, Skyler Harp and Piper Harp and 8 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Stephen LaFevers; parents, Harry and Julia Ashley; brothers, Jack Ashley, Russell Ashley and Kenneth Ashley; sisters, Laverne Frye and Jane Ashley Powers and granddaughter, Meagan Meagher.

Graveside services will be held Friday, January 3, 2020 beginning at 2:00 PM at Mt. Calm Cemetery in Viola with Bro. John Hodges officiating. Viewing will be held Thursday, January 2, 2020 from 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM at Doty Family Funeral Service Chapel in Salem.

Pallbearers include: Reese Wright, Levi Ashley, Brandon Taylor, Billy Ashley, Larry Mann, and James Ashely

Arrangements entrusted to Doty Family Funeral Service of Salem, Arkansas.

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January 2, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Doty Family Funeral Service
140 North Pickren Street| P.O. Box 395
Salem, AR 72576

Graveside Service
January 3, 2020

2:00 PM
Mt. Calm Cemetery
Mt. Calm Road
Viola, AR 72583

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