COLEMAN - Graveside services for LaVerne Vanpelt, 71, of Brownwood will be at 4 p.m. today in Gouldbusk Cemetery, with Jeff Pieprzyca officiating. Arrangements under the direction of Stevens Funeral Home of Coleman.

She died Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011, at her home.

She was born on Aug. 11, 1939, in Gouldbusk, to Charlie Vanpelt and Geneva Holland Vanpelt. She worked for the Bureau of Vital Statistics until retiring in 1998. She was a Christian and a member of the Assembly of God Church in Brownwood, and the Red Hat Society.

Survivors include her two brothers-in-law, Don Seaton and Sidney Shields both of Brownwood; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her two brothers, C.R. Vanpelt and J.P. Vanpelt; and two sisters, Lois Seaton and Janice Shields.