Mar 08, 1933---May 03, 2022

Lavon (Gunz) Hawkins, 89 of Olathe, died May 3 at Kansas City Hospice House. She graduated from Argentine High School in 1951. Lavon worked for the telephone company selling Yellow Page advertising for over 40 years. Her father was in the United States Navy during WW1 and Lavon was a member of the VFW women's auxiliary. She leaves a daughter, Jeri Talley and a granddaughter, Samantha Talley-Snapp. She also leaves nieces Pam Westfall and Helen Anya.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Porter Funeral Home on Thursday, May 12 between 5:00 and 7:00.   A lifetime dog and animal lover, her family requests donations to Kansas City Pet Project in lieu of flowers.


Carol Jo Stealey May 06, 2022

Jeri, I'm so sorry for your loss. I will always remember your mom's smile and sweet giggle that she seemed to always have. You were a fantastic daughter, Jeri and took good care of your mom. Rest in peace, Lavon.

Francy Johnson May 08, 2022

Friend ,Mission ,Kansas

Hi Gerry, Joe & Sam ...the world was a better place with Lavon in it. She was such a fun friend with an uplifting spirit, and really knew how to enjoy life. I have so many wonderful memories with her, she will be missed­čśó. Rest In Peace sweet lady.

Farrah Fiocati Sep 01, 2022

Friend/ALA ,Lenexa ,Kansas

I am so sorry for your loss and I had not heard Lavon had passed. I remember her fondly and she will be missed. She was a fun lady to know.


Celebration of Life
Porter Funeral Home
8535 Monrovia St.
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May 12, 2022
5:00 PM
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