In Memoriam : Lavon Casey

Lavon Casey Lavon Marie Casey - age: 63
(February 08, 1954 to January 09, 2018 )
Resident of Macedonia, Illinois

Visitation Information:
1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 13, 2018
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812

6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday, January 12, 2018
12:00 noon to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 13, 2018
Leffler Funeral Home
401 East Main Street
Benton, Illinois 62812

Lavon Marie Casey, age 63, of Macedonia; passed away at 3:15 a.m. Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at her home.

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 13, 2018 at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton, with Pastor Roger Webb officiating. Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday evening, and from 12:00 noon until the funeral hour on Saturday at the Leffler Funeral Home.

Lavon was born on February 8, 1954 in Graysville, IN, the daughter of Vern Athey, Sr. and Hazel (Nalley) Athey. She married Charles William “Bill” Casey on March 21, 1972, and he survives.

She was a Registered Nurse, and worked last at Benton Healthcare and Rehabilitation. She loved taking care of people as a nurse, especially the elderly.

Lavon loved to sew, cook, read, and most of all spend time with her grandkids.

Surviving is her loving husband Bill Casey of Macedonia; a son Jim Lenard and wife Cindi of Benton; a daughter Toni Richardson and husband Barry of Akin; eight grandchildren: Rhiannon Wilburn and husband Logan, Adrienne Lenard, Chasidee Lenard, ColtonHiestand and wife Sierra, Bailey Hiestand, Taylor Walden, Gus Walden, Sidney Walden; step-granddaughter Autuam Prater and husband Kyle; five great-grandchildren: Jude and Jensen Wilburn, Gracie Ogden, Ryvan and Ellie Prater; and Baby H on the way; a sister Beverly Lee of Benton; and a nephew Lucas Lee.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and two brothers: Vern Athey, Jr., and Dennis Athey.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois, and will be accepted at the funeral home.

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