Nellie 'LaVonne' Bothwell, 77, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 6, 2008. Survived by children, Jeri Bothwell, Buddy D. Bothwell, Debbie (David) Watkins, and Leila Bothwell all of Pueblo; sister, Hazel Colby of Red Cloud, NE; 10 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, Bud H. Bothwell. Born to Frank and Nellie (nee Stethem) Montey on July 9, 1930, in Red Cloud, NE. LaVonne was the administrative assistant for the family business Bud Bothwell Stucco for 53 years. LaVonne was an active member of West Street Baptist Church. Viewing from 2 to 6 p.m. Thursday at Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors. Funeral service will be held noon, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2008, at West Street Baptist Church, 1001 West St., with Pastor Doug Morris officiating. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made to West Street Baptist Church, 1001 West St., Pueblo, Colo. 81003 Online condolences, MontgomerySteward.com ******

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  1. May God comfort and give you peace
    during this time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. I know that she is in the presence of the Lord.
    We will always remember her smile and her laugh and her fun for life.

    In Deepest Sympathy.
    Jeanie Wheaton, Betty Cardinal, Judy Everett, Paul Montey and Calvin Montey

  2. We are sorry to hear of Aunt LaVonne’s passing. She was a special lady and we will always remember her fondly. May the knowledge that she is in Heaven with Uncle Bud and her other loved ones comfort you. God Bless.

  3. Even though we are back here in Nebraska/Kansas, we are thinking of you and remembering all our fun times with your family. Please accept our deepest sympathy. Love Kim, Alan and family

  4. THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH ALL OF YOU. WE ARE NOT GOING TO BE ABLE TO ATTEND THE SERVICE BUT OUR THOUGHTS WILL BE WITH YOU ON SATURDAY. SO GLAD WE GOT TO SEE LAVONNE IN OCTOBER. LOVE YA ALL
    CARL DEAN AND PEGGY MELINE

  5. Thanks for everyones love, prayers and support before Grandma’s passing and now. She was a wonderful Grandmother, mother and best friend. I will miss our phone calls and her advice just as I have with grandpa. Knowing she was loved by so many makes me very proud to be her granddaughter! I can’t wait until the day I see her and other loved ones again! I love you grandma and family!

  6. Dear Bothwell Family, I would like to offer my condolences at this time.I always thought highly of Lavonne and Bud.She leaves behind a very good family that she is very proud of. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.She was a wonderful mom,grandma,wife,and most of all a good friend. God bless

  7. I am so sorry to hear about Aunt LaVonne passing away. She was a very nice person. I can’t think of one time she said anything bad about someone. Now she is with Uncle Bud and Dad (Rex) and they can reminence about all their loved ones. My prayers are with all of you.

  8. Jeri and family: I am so sorry about your loss. As you already know, I am still mourning my father’s loss Dec. 23. I know the pain your going through. My prayers are with you and your family. The days ahead will be tough. Keep your faith strong and I’ll talk to you at work. God Bless you. Julian

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