Verdie Lee Tarver was born November 18, 1946, in Ruston, Louisiana to the late Enos and Willie Mae Tarver.
Verdie accepted Christ at an early age. She attended China Grove Missionary Baptist Church in China Grove, Louisiana where she was baptized. Verdie attended Saints John Missionary Baptist Church and later became a member of Saints Rest Missionary Baptist Church in Oakland, CA. Verdie received her education in the Oakland Public School System. Verdie loved puzzles, school and spending time with her family. Verdie was blessed with one son Nathaniel Tarver who preceded her in death.
Verdie embraced life in heaven on September 14, 2019. Waiting there to receive her: Her Parents, the Great Enos Tarver and the Lovely Willie Mae Tarver; Her one and only son, Nathaniel “Bit” Tarver; three brothers: Billy Clyde, Ocie and Earl Daniel Tarver; Six sisters: Ruby Thomas, Earlene Joyce Baskom, Aretha Brisco, Maggie Mae, Blanche Mae and Dorsine Tarver; nieces: Tina Renee Brisco, Kandy Thomas, Laprea Tyson , Paris Latice Jones; nephew: Jermaine Tarver Jr., and many more of Gods children who had the opportunity of sharing life on Earth with her.
Verdie leaves to cherish her precious memory: four brothers: Cozzie Coleman, Floyd, Anthony and Jerome Tarver; three sisters: Jeanette Hall, Cassandra Tarver, and Lucette Lucky; one sister-in-law Kelli Hicks-Tarver along with a host of other relatives and friends.