Lavinia Doris Worley

Lavinia Doris Worley

Nov 26, 1924 - Jan 02, 2020

Lavinia Doris Worley

Nov 26, 1924 - Jan 02, 2020

Lavinia “Red” Worley, 95 went home to be with her Lord and Savior January 2, 2020 surrounded by the ones she loved.

Red was a member of Hernshaw United Methodist Church and was a loving wife mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and friends to many.

She met Roby on a streetcar in St. Louis, Missouri.  Roby was stationed there with the US Army, after two dates they decided this was “it” and they were married in September 1942.

They moved back to West Virginia and she stayed with her in-laws while Roby served overseas.  Roby and Red were married 70 years before his passing.

Red had the honor of serving as the Mother of the Year in 1990.with the Hernshaw United Methodist Women.  She taught Sunday school, sang in the choir, worked with Vacation

Bible School and was always available to help with the “Cleaning Party” for the Church.

Red had been very faithful to God, the church,  her family and friends. She will be sorely missed by all the lives she touched.

She was preceded in death her loving husband of 70 years, Roby  Worley; her parents, Daniel and Biddie McClanahan; brother, Kenneth McClanahan; sister, Mary Janice; and her granddaughter, Stacie Casdorph.

She is survived by her daughter, Gail Casdorph; granddaughter, Courtenay (Charlie) Fields; great-grandchildren, Corey and Madyson Spradling; and several nieces.

Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 pm Thursday, January 9, 2020, at Hernshaw United Methodist Church, Hernshaw, WV, with Pastor Paul Coon officiating.  Burial will follow in the Donel C. Kinnard Veterans State Cemetery, Dunbar, WV where she will be laid to rest with her husband, Roby.

Family and friends may visit starting at 11:00 to 1:00 pm at the church.

The family wishes to thank Kanawha Hospice Care for all their care given to Red.

In lieu of flowers the family request donations be made to: Kanawha Hospice Care, 1606 Kanawha Blvd. West, Charleston, WV 25387.

You may send condolences to the family at:

Barlow Bonsall Funeral Home has been entrusted to handle the arrangements.



  • Date & Time: Jan 09, 2020 (no time)
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  • Location: Henrshaw, WV , WV

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1 responses to Lavinia Doris Worley

  1. Ali says:

    Sincere condolences. May the fond memories you hold dear and the power of faith get you through this difficult time. Respectfully,

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