Lavonne Jones Allen
April 30, 1940 – July 24, 2012
Funeral services for Lavonne Jones Allen were held July 30 at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints between Basin and Greybull. Lavonne, 72, died July 24 in Basin.
Lavonne was born April 30, 1940, in Lovell, the daughter of Rulon Dalley and Mildred Sanders Jones. She grew up in the Big Horn Basin and attended school in Burlington and Greybull.
She married Alfred Leslie Allen Aug. 22, 1969, in Evanston. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Lavonne enjoyed camping and doing genealogy. Her family meant the world to her and she loved spending time with them.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Rulon and Mildred Jones, her husband Alfred Leslie Allen on Sept. 18, 1990, three brothers, one sister, one son and a grandson.
She is survived by two sons and a daughter-in-law, Brad Allen of Lyman and Troy and Keisha Allen of Rapid City, S.D.; three daughters and two sons-in-law, Rob and Joan Allen Cooper of California City, Calif., Floyd and Cindy Allen Wixom of Hayden, Colo., and Mike and Timi Allen Fronaphel of Lingle; three sisters, Irene Johnson of Richmond, Utah, Ruth Ledford of Greybull and Joy Shaw of Denver, 24 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
Burial was in the Otto Cemetery.