Laverne Annette (Bunn) McDonald

May 4, 1960 ~ November 13, 2020 (age 60)


The service for Ms. McDonald will be live streamed on the Facebook Page of Fisher Memorial Funeral Parlor.


As per COVID-19 Restrictions, attendance will be limited to 50 persons and six feet social distancing!!!


LaVerne Annette “Bunn” McDonald, the daughter of the late Dorothy Boone and William “Babe” Cameron was born on May 4, 1960 in Durham, NC.
She was preceded in death by her parents Dorothy Boone and William “Babe” Cameron, and aunt Ora Adams.
LaVerne received her education in the Durham Public School system and graduated from Durham High School Class of 1980.
LaVerne was employed by the City of Durham and Harris Teeter for many years. She truly enjoyed family, her kids and grandkids. To know her was to Love her. She loved life and lived it to the fullest. LaVerne was always the life of the party and made sure that everyone had a good time. She had the warmest smile, never met a stranger and had words of wisdom with all that crossed her path.
LaVerne leaves to cherish her memories her lifetime backbone Sabrina McClain-Poole (David); God-mother Carolyn “Grandma Cat” McClain; daughters Ebony McDonald, Chimere Barbee, and Natoyia Barbee; one son Zakee Shaw; brothers Wayne Cameron, John McDonald (Ahsue), Michael McDonald (Veronica), William McDonald (Marsha) and Jacoby Gooch (Danisha); sister Bridgette (Micki) Reed; grandchildren Chase McDonald, Jase Johnson, Shamonte Wall, Kensya Coltrane, Mahogani Morman, Addison Griffin and Amari Meeks; God-daughter Veronica Liles and a host of nephews, nieces.


You left without instructions,
but I knew what I had to do
I stepped in to help our kids
and will completely see them through
This all seems so unreal and unfair to me
I never imagined this to be
Sleep well my beautiful, loving and caring sister
you will always hold a special part of me

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November 19, 2020

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Fisher Memorial Funeral Parlor
3137 Fayetteville Street
Durham, NC 27707

November 20, 2020

12:30 PM to 1:00 PM
Antioch Baptist Church
1415 Holloway Street
Durham, NC 27703

Funeral Service
November 20, 2020

1:00 PM
Antioch Baptist Church
1415 Holloway Street
Durham, NC 27703

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