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Lela Argo

May 25, 1939 — July 17, 2022

Lela Voncille Argo, age 83, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on July 17, 2022, following a brief illness.

Born on May 25, 1939, in Lexington, Oklahoma, she was the daughter of George and Laura Tiller.

Voncille graduated from Norman High School in Norman Oklahoma and then graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Consumer Science from the University of Oklahoma, in Norman Oklahoma.

Voncille was employed as a Home Economics teacher at Gallup High School, Gallup, New Mexico from 1968 to 1996.  She was also a teacher in Mountainair, New Mexico from 1963-1968. She also taught in Oklahoma for 2 years. During these years she was an FHA leader.

Voncille enjoyed sewing, crochet, reading, camping, and traveling.  She was a loving, giving, friendly mother and grandmother who was dedicated to her family and to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Voncille was preceded in death by her husband Bobby Lee, her sons Russell Trent and William Todd, her parents George and Laura Tiller, her sister Glenelle Pritchard, and her great grandson Maverick Weigel. She is survived by her son Brett Lee (Mary), daughter Devin LaRae Stotler, daughter -in-laws Natalia Betenbough and Sandra Lima Argo, brother Thomas Tiller (Elaine), sister Judy Boyd (Bill), 11 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

A Celebration of Life service will be July 29, 2022, at 11:00 am at New Covenant Baptist Church in Grand Junction, Colorado.

Please consider making a memorial contribution in Voncille’s name to: New Covenant Baptist Church, PO Box 443, Clifton, CO 81520

Services have been entrusted to Browns Cremation and Funeral Services.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Celebration of Life

Friday, July 29, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Mountain time)

New Covenant Baptist Church

3196 F Rd, Grand Junction, CO 81504

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