H. Collette DeLaVergne

KILMARNOCK—H. Collette DeLaVergne, 86, passed away in her sleep on Monday, December 5, 2016.

Born June 14, 1930, she leaves behind her beloved husband and high school sweetheart William H. DeLaVergne; her daughter, S. Paige Kells-Hendricks; step-children, Leslie DeLaVergne Downs and Marc DeLaVergne; her sons-in-law, Mark Hendricks and William Downs; daughter-in-law, Cheri DeLaVergne; and her grand- great-grandchildren Glynnis, Gillian, Alex and Ashlynn.

Collette graduated  from McKinley Tech High School in Washington, D.C., in 1949.

She sang in the USO and was a choir member at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church of  Kilmarnock.

Collette volunteered for over 10 years at Rappahannock General Hospital, as well as at the Heathsville Animal Shelter. She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.

Her memorial service will be determined at a later date. Currie Funeral Home of Kilmarnock handled the arrangements.