LaVonne Renee Roberts
LaVonne R. Roberts, 56, passed away Sunday, January 29th, in Topeka. She was born September 4, 1960 in Modesto, California, the daughter of Veryl W. and Clara E. (Creekmore) Russell. Growing up in Modesto, LaVonne attended local schools. In October of 1978, she was married to Donald Damas. To this union their daughter, Lisa was born. They later divorced. In December of 1989, she was married to Dennis Roberts in Reno, Nevada. Most all of their married life was spent in Kansas. LaVonne enjoyed her cats and reading. She was preceded in death by: parents; sister, Erma V. "Carrot" Russell and brother, William R. Russell.
She is survived by: husband, Dennis Roberts of Abilene; daughter Lisa (Jeff) Jahn of Abilene; sister, Sue (Howard) Yancey of Felton, California; brother Bob Russell of Modesto, California; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
The family has chosen cremation. Memorial services will be held 4:00 PM Sunday, February 12th, at the Enterprise Seventh-Day Adventist Church with Pastor Jonathan Burt officiating. The family suggests memorial contributions in her name be made to the Enterprise Seventh-Day Adventist Church. They may be left at or sent in care of the Church. Danner Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.