|Death: ||Jan. 18, 2012|
Thursday, January 18th, 2012 the world lost a wonderful woman, as Vona Dixon Clement of Yakima completed her mortal probation at the age of 85. Even through years of physical pain and depression Vona was known to all for her kind heart and love of children. She especially loved spoiling her grandchildren. She had natural musical talent, with a beautiful singing voice and her gift of playing the piano by ear. Many admired her beautiful flower gardens. Those who knew Vona admired her physical and inner beauty. She had a beautiful smile, a great sense of humor and was a gracious, grateful and sweet woman. She will be greatly missed.
Vona's meticulous attention to detail made her a remarkable secretary throughout her working career. People were amazed at her skill with the lost art of short-hand. A lifelong member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Vona served faithfully in many callings including: Relief Society President, Stake RS Workday Leader, Asst. Ward Clerk, scribe to the Stake Patriarch, Secretary to the Bishop and Ward Historian.
She is survived by her husband of 66 years J Lee of Yakima, their son Darvin (Denise Larkin), four granddaughters Erin (Russ) Chatwin, Ashley (Justin) Rush, Lindsey (Thomas) Giles and Briana (Ivan) Pascual, four great-grandchildren, two brothers and one sister. She was predeceased by her infant brother Wilmuth, her mother and father Nellie (Fuller) and George Dixon.
Created by: Ellen Allmendinger
Record added: Apr 05, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88098604
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