November 10, 2021 Verla Deene Morey Monk
Verla Deene Morey Monk, born on May 31, 1928 in Clearfield, Iowa passed peacefully on October 21, 2021 in Hiawatha, IA at the age of 93. She was preceded in death by her parents, Hazel & Eugene Morey, her husband, Darrel Monk and daughter Virginia Millemon.
On June 7, 1947 Darrel and Verla were united in marriage in Maryville, MO. They were blessed with 62 years of marriage. Together they raised 5 children; Virginia (Paul), Veronica (Joe), Diane (Kevin), Darl (Carol), and Amy (Keith). Over their years together they made their home in several towns in Southern Iowa and Northern Missouri.
Verla was always very active in her church since childhood, most recently a member of Creston Presbyterian Church. Her greatest joy was time spent with family and friends. She was an active volunteer and enjoyed many years playing music with her friends at local nursing homes. Verla enjoyed crocheting and knitting when she wasn’t cheering on her favorite sports team. She and Darrel never missed a family member’s athletic event,
Left to cherish her memory are her sister Leona, her four children, special niece Reeta England, nine grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren. Armstrong Funeral Home in Mount Ayr is in charge of the arrangements.
Services were held Monday, November 1, 2021 at 10:00 am, Clearfield Cemetery in Clearfield. Rev. Cyndy Ripperger Officiating, Burial at the Clearfield Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers or donations
Please donate blood to your local
blood bank in Verla’s memory.
Blood donation was very important to Verla.