Lavina R. Yoder, 61, of 1000 Violet Rd., Mifflinbug, entered into rest Saturday, July 15, 2023, surrounded by family.
She was born June 21, 1962 in Belleville, a daughter of the late David and Annie (Peachy) Zook. On June 30, 1983, in Belleville, she married Edwin J. Yoder, who preceded her in death April 8, 2021.
Lavina was a member of Shady Grove Christian Fellowship, Mifflinburg.
She loved sewing, quilting, was known for her whoopie pies and cooking at weddings. Lavina was always willing to help others and put others first.
Surviving are three sons and daughters-in-law, Jonathan and Emily Yoder of Selinsgrove, James and Elizabeth Yoder of Middleburg, and Jason and Elaine Yoder of Mifflinburg; one daughter and son-in-law, Judith and Scott Rose of Lewisburg; four brothers, John L. Zook of Belleville, David P. Zook of Belleville, Timothy S. Zook of Mifflinburg, and Chester M. Zook of Milroy; two sisters, Martha J. Sharp of Belleville NY, and Sarah A. Peachy of McVeytown; five grandchildren, Larissa Grace, Claudia Elaine, and Fernando Walter Rose, and Jaxton Edwin and Jace Edward Yoder; one brother-in-law and his wife, Vernon and Nancy Yoder of Belleville; four sisters-in-law and their husbands, Leora and Mike Yoder of Belleville, Fern and Freddie Parsons of Stuarts Draft, Virginia, and Twila and Clayton Beachey of Bastrop, Texas; sister-in-law Twila Yoder of Belleville; and mother-in-law, Naomi Yoder of Belleville.
She was preceded in death by father-in-law, Louis Yoder; and brothers-in-law, Phillip and John David Yoder.
A viewing will be conducted from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, July 19, 2023, at the Shady Grove Christian Fellowship, 5327 Buffalo Rd., Mifflinburg, where the funeral will be conducted on Thursday, at 10 a.m., with Dan Stoltzfus, Andrew Zook, Amos Esh, and Tim Yoder, officiating ministers.
Interment will be in Shady Grove Christian Fellowship Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg.
Leave condolences online at www.rouppfuneralhome.com.