LaVern was born in Western Kentucky. The middle kid
of three, her folks, Larry and Clarene Wilson still reside on the
family farm in Boaz, Kentucky. LaVern spent three years at
Freed-Hardeman College in Henderson Tennessee before heading to
Nashville in 1983. Following a year at David Lipscomb University she
began working with WLAC. After being a huge pest the Program Director
finally gave her a shot on the air on Christmas Day 1984. A short time
later, with no one else to do traffic she became U-Turn LaVern.
met her husband Mark Vivio in 1987 and they married in 1988. They live
in Tennessee with their 4 children, Caleb, Jeremiah, Jedediah and
LaVern also writes and speaks on just about
anything. Give her a topic, she has an opinion and can customize a
program for your event.
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