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LaVinna May Courtney, a 91-year-old resident of Galt, went to be with our Lord on February 25, 2023. She was surrounded by her husband and family.

LaVinna is the daughter of the late Millard and Mina Stewart Walker, born November 14, 1931 in Pueblo, CO. She was a graduate of Newtown-Harris public school.

At an early age she professed her faith in Jesus Christ after listening to a radio broadcast with her sister, Mable. She was a dedicated member of Rural Dale Baptist Church and Women United for Missions. She served faithfully as a Sunday school teacher for most of her adult life.

LaVinna was united in holy matrimony to Leman Courtney May 21, 1950. The union was blessed with two children. 

She is survived by her husband, Leman Courtney; children, Cynthia (Luther) Street, and Edwin (Dena) Courtney, all of Galt; two sisters, Mable (Lewis) Rogers of Humphreys and Mildred (Dane) Linhart of Cameron; four grandchildren, Jim (Kim) Street, Rachel (Brad) Doughty, Brian Courtney and Zach (Maggie) Courtney; seven great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Margaret Laughlin; and brother-in-law, Dane Linhart. 

Funeral services will be held on February 28, 2023 at Rural Dale Baptist Church. Visitation will begin at 10:00 with services at 11:00. Burial will follow at the East Cemetery in Galt. 

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