Lavon is a freelance writer, speaker, singer , ordained minister, whose weekly devotional column, Jewels From the Word, is currently published in five newspapers in northeast OK and KS. Her article, “Joseph, Prince of Egypt”, was recently published in a gift book, Hello Future! Insights for the Graduate. She is past president of the board of the Fellowship of Christian Writers in Tulsa, Ok., as well as webmaster, FCW ,ahoo email group moderator, and administrator of FCW’s Facebook groups.She retired early from Southwestern Bell after 32 years. Lavon is married with two grown children and four grandchildren.