LaVera V. Griggs age 95 of Sedalia died on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at Sylvia G. Thompson Residence Center.

She was born on August 28, 1916 in Litchfield, Nebraska daughter of Arthur G. and Anna M. Johnson King.

LaVera was married on June 8, 1935 to Charles H. Griggs and he preceded her in death on December 26, 1985. She was a member of the Community of Christ Church. Lavera loved to play the piano and organ. She was a member of the Helen G. Steele Music Club.

She is survived by one son Ted J. Griggs and his wife Barbara of Mt. Pleasant, Michigan, six sisters, three brothers, four grandchildren; Susan Norton, Jared Griggs, John Griggs, Jennifer White, six great grandchildren; Hayley Norton, Harley Norton, T.J. Lacey, Sidney White, Ava White, Tanner White. She was preceded by a daughter; Charlotte M. Craig, a son; Clarence Arthur Griggs, two sisters, one brother.

Funeral services will be at 10:30 A.M. Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at the Community of Christ Church 2000 South Ingram in Sedalia with Pastor Mary Jo Sartin and Pastor Greg Resch officiating. Burial will be in Crown Hill Cemetery. You may leave online condolences at