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Daughter of Milo Denton and Rose Parnell Denton Sandra Sue Vonallmen, daughter of Milo Denton and Rose Parnell Denton, was born on Oct. 17, 1949 in Thayer, and entered into Heaven on Nov. 13, 2005 at the age of 56 years.
Sandra was a resident of the Ava community for 34 years, moving from West Plains. On April 7, 1968, Sandra and Jerry Vonallmen were united in marriage in West Plains and to this union two daughters were born. She was a cook for the Ava Elementary School for 15 years.
Sandra was a member of the Roy Union Church where her husband is pastor, and assisted him in his ministry. She loved her family and cherished every moment with them.
Sandra loved singing with her daughters and husband in their family quartet. She also loved her church family and working in the church, singing, worshipping and praying for others. She truly loved her Lord and her life was a living testimony for Jesus.
She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Sandra was preceded in death by her father, Milo Denton, and one sister, Susan Kate Manes.
Her survivors include her husband, Jerry of the home in Ava; two daughters and their husbands, Melanie and Kelvin Whittaker, Bradleyville, and Melinda and Robert Hall, Ava; one granddaughter, Hailey Sue Hall; her mother, Rose (Parnell) Denton, Mammoth Springs, Ark.; two nieces, Michelle Buchanan and Lacey Lingenfelter; and several other family and friends.
Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Ava Cemetery with the Revs. Dennis and Ricky Vonallmen officiating. The family requests memorials be made to Gideons International or American Cancer Society. Services are being conducted by Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava.