Obituary for Lavore E. Nesbitt


Lavore E. Nesbitt

Lavore E. Nesbitt, 96 of Warsaw, Indiana passed away at 12:31 pm, Monday, October 26, 2015 in Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw.

On May 5, 1919, she was born in Lamar County, Alabama to Jesse and Verla (Osborn) Christian. She was united in marriage to Leroy McDonald in November of 1935 in Lamar, Alabama, who preceded her in death on July 19, 1975.

Lavore moved to Indiana in 1951 and then returned to Alabama in 1974. She then moved back to Indiana in 2006, living in North Manchester and Warsaw. She worked with several companies, including Sun Metal, Warsaw for twenty five to thirty years. She attended Sweetwater Assembly of God, North Manchester and New Life Christian Church and World Outreach, Warsaw. She also attended church services on Sundays at Retired Tigers.

She is survived by her daughter, Dorothy Bumbaugh, North Manchester and her son, Ray (and spouse Sandy) McDonald, Dunedin, Florida; nine grandchildren, Gary, David, Jeff, Joseph, Jim and Paul Bumbaugh and Steven, Robert and Kurt McDonald and her special friend, Monte Lackey, Warsaw. She is also survived by twenty five great grandchildren, thirty three great-great grandchildren, one great-great-great grandchild and several sister-in-laws, nephews and nieces. She was also preceded in death by her parents, six brothers and one sister.

A memorial service will be at 12:00 noon on Saturday, October 31, 2015 in New Life Christian Church and World Outreach, Warsaw with Pastor John B. Lowe officiating. Burial will be at a later date. McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw is entrusted with the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made in Lavore’s name to New Life Christian Church and World Outreach, 744 South 325 East, Warsaw, Indiana 46582.



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