LaVon Williams<br>1923 ~ 2012

died 2012-05-14 &nbsp;
LaVon Williams, 88, a lifelong resident of Moab, passed away May 14, 2012 at the Moab Regional Hospital surrounded by her loving family.

LaVon was born June 30, 1923 to David and Addie Johnson in Moab. After she graduated from Grand County High School, she married Kenneth D. Williams on Aug. 18, 1942.

She was active in her community and with the Relief Society and visiting teaching programs in her church. LaVon loved rock hunting, crocheting, sewing, and playing cards.

She is survived by five children, Kennalee (Larry) Weitzel, Coleen Neely, Tesa Wold, Don Williams, and Brent (Justine) Williams; siblings, Max D. Johnson and Thelma Dalton; 10 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Kenneth in 1997; four sisters, Donna, Beth, Gen, and Inez; two brothers, Madrid, and Morris; and a grandson, Chris Neely.

Funeral services will be held on Friday, May 18, at 2 p.m. at the Moab LDS 400 North Chapel, with a viewing one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow at the Grand Valley Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Diabetes Foundation.

Our mom, grandma, Aunt LaVon and longtime friend will be forever loved and missed.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.SpanishValleyMortuary.com.


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