Laverne W. Taylor

Laverne W. Taylor passed away peacefully at her home on September 17, 2018 in Aransas Pass. She was 88. Laverne was born in Bosque County, Texas on Feb. 18, 1930 to Otto Henry and Pearl Mae (Blackwell) Walsleben. She was the owner of Gulf Sky’s Motel, a Shrimp Shop, and was also a realtor. Aransas Pass was her home since 1978. She lived in Dallas before moving to Aransas Pass. Preceding in death was her husband, Robert S. Taylor; husband, Kirby Smith; parents, Otto and Pearl Walsleben; and son: Robert Alan Smith. Survivors include her son, Joe Kirby Smith (Karen) of Grandview, Texas; daughters, Cindy Bowen and Pam Moreno (Armando), of Aransas Pass; numerous grandchildren; great-grandchildren; and great-great-grandchildren. A Memorial Service was held Saturday, Sept. 22, 2018, at The Seaman’s Memorial at Harbor Park located on Bigalow Street in Aransas Pass. Guestbook available online at www.resthavenfunerals.com. Arrangements and care entrusted to Resthaven Funeral Home, Aransas Pass.

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