Avona V. (Peden) Wilson-Rexrode, 91, of Sidney and formerly of Greenville, passed away on October 7, 2010 at the Fair Haven Shelby County Home. She was born on December 9, 1918 to the late Denver and Tryphena (Flatter) Peden.
Avona worked at Westinghouse in assembly. She was a member of the Bible Fellowship Church in Greenville. Avona enjoyed volunteering and did so for Wayne Health Care and the White Shrine of Greenville. She liked to sew, crochet and travel, especially with the Corning bus trips.
In addition to her parents, Avona is preceded in death by her first husband, Dorsey D. Wilson who passed away in 1980, second husband, Curtis Rexrode who passed away in 1992; two brothers, George Peden and Ira Peden; two sisters, Doreen Lindamood and Audrey Collet.
Avona is survived by a daughter, Loise Thumel of Sidney; two grandsons, Michael T. Thumel of Libertyville, Illinois and Kevin N. Thumel of Millberry, Ohio; three great- grandchildren, Alison, John and Domineck Thumel and numerous nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 9, 2010 at Braund Funeral Home in New Madison. A Celebration of Life will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday also at the funeral home with the Rev. Chris Cobb being asked to officiate. Burial will follow in the Hollansburg Cemetery. Family request memorial contributions be given to the Alzheimer’s Association in your area
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.storchbraundfuneralhome.com. Services are entrusted to Braund Funeral Home in New Madison.