Daphne Dawn Lare, 28 grew up in Madison and served 2 tours in Iraq
Staff Sergeant Daphne Dawn Skirvin Lare, 28, of Clarksville, Tennessee and formerly of Madison, died Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at 8:20 a.m. at the Skyline Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee.
Funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 a.m. at the Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in Madison with Chaplain Bill Draper of the Kentucky National Guard officiating. Interment will take place at the St. Patrick's Cemetery in Madison.
A final salute with Jefferson Post 9 of the American Legion and the 2113th Transportation Company from Paducah, Kentucky will be Tuesday at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at St. Patrick's Cemetery in Madison.
Staff Sergeant Lare was a member of the Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Madison and was a 2003 graduate of Madison Consolidated High School. She was a member of the Indiana National Guard and was based at the 1438th Transportation Company at Camp Atterbury. She had served two tours of duty in Iraq. Mrs. Lare was attending DeVry University and was studying business management health services. She enjoyed physical fitness, music, being with friends and family and watching University of Kentucky basketball.
Born February 17, 1985 in Carrollton, Kentucky, Mrs. Lare was the daughter of Rodney Dwayne and Noriada Camano Skirvin. She married Adam Joseph Lare on September 3, 2008 at the Broadway Fountain in downtown Madison. He survives in Madison.
Other survivors include a son, Leyton Adam Lare of Madison; mother, of Clarksville, Tennessee; and sister, Lana Grace Skirvin-Clare of Clarksville, Tennessee.
Mrs. Lare was preceded in death by her father and grandmother, Marjorie Ashcraft Skirvin Moore.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Leyton Adam Lare Education Fund through the funeral home.