LaVern Louise Birdsong, 84, of Clarksburg, Missouri, passed away Wednesday, April 25, 2012, at St. Mary's Health Center, Jefferson City, Missouri. She was born on December 10, 1927, in Fortuna , Mo. Visitation for LaVern will be on Friday, April 27, 2012, at Windmill Ridge Funeral Home from 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2012, with Rev. David Griffith officiating at Windmill Ridge Funeral Service in California. Interment will be at California City Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or charity of the donor's choice. Complete obituary will be in Saturday's edition. On-line condolences may be left at www.windmillridge funeralservice.com.