LaVonda Abbott
1926 - 2021
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LaVonda Abbott

Evansville - LaVonda Abbott, age 94 passed away on January 11, 2021 at Walnut Creek Alzheimer's Special Care Center.

Born on November. 28, 1926, LaVonda was a graduate of Central High School, class of 1944. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. LaVonda particularly enjoyed preparing meals for her family and developing friendships with the local boating community.

A member of Eastminster Presbyterian Church, she served as a Deacon and was a member of the Golden Age group at Eastminster.

Preceding her in death were her husband of 70 years, Raymond C. Abbott; parents, Joseph William Kerwick and Edith Hahne Kerwick, son and daughter-in-law, Larry Ray and Nancy Abbott, and sister, Melba McGuyer.

Surviving are son, David J. (Kathy) Abbott, granddaughters, Christy (John) Alvey, Julia (Curt) Condict, of Zionsville, IN, grandsons, Andy (Melissa) Abbott, Tony Abbott, Alex (Erin) Abbott, and great granddaughters, Brooke and Allie Abbott, Elise Condict and Grace, Elizabeth and Ruth Abbott, and great grandsons, Arrick, Nick, Addison and Anthony Abbott, Austin Abbott, and Jacob and Joel Alvey. Also surviving are nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the staff of Walnut Creek for their kind, compassionate care received by LaVonda over the last 4 years.

A funeral celebrating LaVonda's life will be held for immediate family only with burial to follow at Alexander Memorial Park Cemetery in Evansville, IN. The funeral service will be livestreamed on Saturday, January 16, 2021 beginning at 11:45 a.m. Please visit the following link,

Memorial contributions may be made to Eastminster Presbyterian Church, 5501 Washington Avenue, Evansville, IN, 47715.

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Published in Courier Press from Jan. 12 to Jan. 14, 2021.
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