Julia May (Pyron) Rodman Azbell, 72, of Excelsior Springs, Missouri, passed away May 29, 2020, at her home after a long battle with cancer.
She was born in Lathrop, Missouri, on Oct. 15, 1947, to F.C. “Toby” Pyron and Betty Lou (Ford) Pyron. She married Jerry Rodman and became a mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was the oldest sister to a sister and brother. She also was an aunt and a good friend. She later married Lawrence Azbell. That ended in a divorce.
She worked at various places most of her life. She retired in 2008 due to her illness.
She was preceded in death by her father, mother, Jerry and her first grandbaby. She is survived by her family that she loved so much. Her laughs and smiles will be missed.