Laver services

Michael L. “Mikey” Laver of Iola, whose death Thursday was reported in Friday’s paper, will lie in state at the Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapels in Iola all day Monday for friends and family to pay their respects. Cremation will follow.
He was born March 27, 1971, in Iola, the son of Everett L. and Barbara I. (Jackman) Laver. He grew up in Iola where he had a close group of friends.
He enjoyed country cruising, fishing and writing poetry.
He is survived by his mother, Barbara Stotler, Iola; a sister, Mistie Hodges and her husband, Shaun, Virginia Beach, Va.; a nephew, Logan Henderson; his grandparents, Herman Jackman and Maxine Laver Martin, Moran; and a host of aunts, uncles and cousins.
His father, Everett Laver, and grandparents, Florence Jackman and Loren Martin, died earlier.
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