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Lavern Audrey Faulkner, 77, of Watervliet, passed away peacefully on the evening of April 21, 2023 at the Merlin and Carolyn Hanson Hospice Center in Stevensville.

Lavern was born Aug. 12, 1945 in Missouri to Andrew and Flossie Barnes. Lavern married her husband Robert in July of 1972 and recently celebrated 50 years of marriage. Never one to pass up a bargain she enjoyed going to garage sales, auctions and flea markets. She also enjoyed watching cooking shows and Hallmark movies with her granddaughters.

Lavern is preceded in death by her father Andrew, her mother Flossie, brother Andrew and sister Stella.

She is survived by her husband Robert, brother Floyd, her children James (Melanie) Guthrie, Luke (Jennifer) Herring, Rob (Brandiwyne) Harting, Crystal (Jason) Otto, Adrieana (Jordan) Diamond, 11 grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Arrangements are being entrusted to Heritage Chapel & Cremation Services, Berrien Springs. Those wishing to leave an online condolence may do so at


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