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LaVinna May Courtney, 91, went to be with our Lord on Saturday, 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, Colorado. 

She was a resident of Galt, Missouri. She was a graduate of New Town 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, daughter Cynthia (Luther) Street, and son Edwin (Dena) Courtney all of Galt, Missouri; 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 were held on Tuesday, February 28, 2023 at Rural Dale Baptist Church. Visitation began at 10:00 with services at 11:00. Burial followed at the East Cemetery in Galt.