Ashbury, Mo. —
Asbury, Mo., Lavon B. Thornberry, age 93, of Asbury, Mo., passed away at her home on May 18, 2012, surrounded by her children and grandchildren.
Lavon was born May 20, 1918, at Waco, Mo., to George and Florence Rolleg.
She married John Thornberry on Sep. 21, 1935. He preceded her in death, along with two children, Bobby and Linda, and a granddaughter.
Her survivors include four daughters Evelyn Hasenplaugh, Webb City, LaWanda Coppenbarger and husband, Howard Sidenstricker, of Afton, Okla., Sue Dunn and husband Ronn, of Asbury, Karan Sanders, of Asbury and 3 sons, Gary Thornberry and wife, Mary, of Bartlesville, Okla., George Thornberry, of Asbury, and Kevin Thornberry and wife, Kim, of Baxter Springs, Kan., along with 13 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and 7 great-great grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 11 a.m., Monday at the Carl Junction Cemetery with Bill York officiating.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hedge-Lewis Funeral Home of Webb City, Mo.
Ashbury, Mo. —
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Betty J. Groff
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