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Ronnie Valoise Lillywhite

06/22/1936 - 05/02/2021
Service Date: 05/08/2021
Service Time: 10:00 AM
Service Location: The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints-1266 S. 32nd Street, Mesa, AZ
Visitation Date: 05/07/2021
Visitation Time: 6-8 PM
Visitation Location: Bunker's Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 85201
Interment: City of Mesa Cemetery

Our Beloved mother, grandmother, and great grandmother passed away peacefully on May 2, 2021.  She was born to Ellen Beecroft and Raymond Alonzo (R.A.) Farnsworth in Colonia Dublan, Chihuahua, Mexico on June 22, 1936.  The family moved to Arizona in 1938 where she was raised on a family dairy and graduated from Gilbert High School in 1954.  She married Donald Dee Nichols (Deceased) on May 26, 1955 in Gilbert, Arizona.  They had four children, Troy (Suzie), Hugh (Jane), Lori (Kenny), and Ross (Rayna).  She later married Verl Lillywhite (Deceased) in the Mesa Arizona Temple, adding three more sons, Mike (Deceased), Jim and Jeff (Wendy).  Her posterity is 21 grandchildren, 29 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild.  She is preceded in death by her parents, her brother Marion (Doris) and her sister Alene.  She is survived by two siblings, Raymond Farnsworth and Bertha Germaine.  She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.  Ronnie will be remembered as a fun-loving mother, grandmother, aunt, sister and friend.  She will be missed by her family, but we know she has gone home to loved ones and family on the other side.  Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 8th at 10:00 AM at the Kimball Stake Center, 1266 S. 32nd Street, Mesa, AZ 85204 with a visitation held one hour prior to the funeral services.  There will be a viewing at Bunker’s Garden Chapel, 33 N. Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ 85201 from 6-8 PM Friday, May 7th.

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  • Mike & Melissa Shreve

    We love Aunt Ronnie. We will cherish the memories we have of Aunt Ronnie. She was a blessing to her family. Our trips to Mesa, always included visiting Aunt Ronnie and Aunt Bertha. ( Thelma & Louise ) ??.
    Our condolences to Cousins – Lori, Hugh, Troy & Ross.
    Love Mike & Melissa?

  • I remember her well went to school with her oldest son Troy.
    She always had such a happy loving smile. She will be missed by so many.
    May the the blessings of heaven be poured down on the family and grow from knowing where she is now being greeted by family and loved ones.
    David & Reeda Clement Family

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