Fern (Livick) Bratton, 91, a life-long resident of Lamar, passed away peacefully at the home of her niece in Liberty, Missouri, Saturday, February 28, 2015.
Fern was born to Seldon and Nola (Hagins) Livick in Newport (Barton County) on September 12, 1923 and remained in this area her entire life.
She worked at Nevada State Hospital and then at Klean-All Cleaners and was a seamstress for Big Smith for 20 years and then worked in the fabric department of Wal-Mart for 27 years, retiring in 2008.
She married Harland Bratton January 2, 1948 and he preceded her in death October 26, 1986. She also was preceded in death by her parents; four brothers, Edd, Wayne, Harland and Marvin Livick; and two sisters, Marie McDavitt and Lydia McBride.
Surviving are three nieces, Mary Ann Weber, Worland, Wyoming, Eva Cardoza, Tipton, California, and Lynola “Noni” Carey, Liberty, Missouri; a nephew, Garold Dean Livick, Lindsay, California; great-nieces and great-nephews; and many close friends..
Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 7th at Daniel Funeral Home. Visitation will be Friday, March 6th between 7:00 and 8:00 p.m. Friday. Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery, Lamar, Missouri
Memorial contributions are suggested to the charity of the donor’s choice in care of the funeral home.
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