LaVona A. Popejoy, 96, loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-mother, passed away Tuesday, March 30, 2021. She was born March 16, 1925 to Ralph and Rosie (Welsch) Monroe in Pratt, KS.
LaVona worked as a Riveter at Boeing and Cessna for most of her life. She loved painting, sewing, gardening, and cooking. LaVona had a servant's heart and loved her church family.
She was preceded in death by her parents. LaVona is survived by her husband of 56 years, Kenny; children, Rod (Linda) Dixon, Korla Popejoy, and Angela Brickey; grandchildren, Mike (Rachel) Malcom, Jason (Melissa) McCoy, Rodney (Meghan) Dixon II, Hunter (Erika) Breth, Steven Dixon, Blair (Josh) Wilson, Blake Brickey, Evelyn (Ray) Branch, Katy (Richard) Popejoy, Keely Popejoy, Sarah Popejoy; great-grandchildren, Ella, Hudson, Penelope, Savannah, Rodney III, Reed, Hadley, Kameron, Kynzi, Izabella, Lylli, Karson, Owen, Kody, and Kaiden; sisters, Leota Cox and Leora (Dahl) Dugger; and beloved pets, Taffy and Callie.
Funeral: 12:30 pm, Friday, April 2, 2021 with visitation 1 hour prior at Rose Hill Christian Church, 314 N. Rose Hill Rd., Rose Hill, KS 67133. Interment to follow at Lakeview Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 1861 N. Rock Rd., Ste. 380, Wichita, KS 67206.