LaVon Truesdale, age 91, of Cridersville passed peacefully Wed. April 27, 2016 at 11:36 p.m. at St. Rita’s Medical Center. She was born Sept. 21, 1924 in Rossburg, Ohio to William and Bessie Bigham Hiestand. She married Roy Truesdale Aug. 10, 1983 and he survives in Cridersville. LaVon was previously married to Wayne Johnson who died in 1984.
LaVon attended Harvest Baptist Church and enjoyed cooking, baking and working in the yard caring for her flowers. She also enjoyed caring for one of her true loves, Sammy, her little dog.
Additional survivors include sons: Terry (Laney) Johnson of Auburn, Maine and Lance (Carolyn) Johnson of Troy, Ohio, a daughter Kathy (Daniel) Stanford of Lima, 2 stepsons: Tim Truesdale of California and Barry (Jeri) Truesdale of Wapak, OH; 10 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a grandson Joshua Johnson.
The family will receive friends 2-4 p.m. Sunday, May 1, 2016 at Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville. The memorial service will follow at 4 with Pastor Gary Bragg officiating. Burial will be at a later date.
Preferred memorial to Harvest Baptist Church or Cridersville Fire and Rescue.
Date: Sunday, May 1, 2016
Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm