- April 28, 1941 - December 18, 2012
- Lorain, Ohio
of Leona's Passing
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“I am truly sorry about your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
1 of 18 | Posted by: Tiffany Cain
“I only met Leona one time, at Jeanies house for a birthday party for one of her grandchildren but her laughter and smile will always remain a...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Nancy Fike
“She'll be missed but she's in a better place! Thinking of you all and keeping you in our Prayers.
Rhonda, Sean, Chad & Caden Boggs
3 of 18 | Posted by: Rhonda Boggs - Elyria, OH
“So sorry to hear of the passing of a wonderful woman. I always saw her with a smile. May you rest in peace -Vicki, Hayden, Ella, Hailey
4 of 18 | Posted by: Vicki - Elyria, OH - Friend
“With Deepest Sympathy and much love to you all.
5 of 18 | Posted by: Sherell Williams - Hohelwald, TN
“When Kassandra came into our family, Lea came with her. What a wonder addition she was. My kids just instantly loved her. Oh how she loved her...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Phyllis - Lorain, OH
“We were so sorry to hear of Sis. Leona's passing. She was a wonderful person. Our deepest sympathies and condolences go out to the entire family. ...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Bro. Amos and Sis. Vonda Collins - OH
“I will always remember Aunt Lea for the unconditional love she showed everyone.
8 of 18 | Posted by: Sandy Watson Leedy - Peebles, OH
“gramma in the past three years you have been their for me and everytime you found a way to make me smile just like you did last year when i lost my...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Brandon Robinson - lorain, OH
“We are saddened by Leona's passing and pray that God will send comfort and encouragement to the family.
10 of 18 | Posted by: Eddie and Carolyn Watson - FL
“I first met Lea in 2003 when I met her son John. She immediatly accepted me into her life and made me part of her family from the first time I met...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: cindy veres - lorain, OH
“Maw-maw was such a kind-loving and sweet woman. She always knew how to cheer me up because she always was able to tell when i was feeling sad. She...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Kassondra Secrist-Robinson - OH
“the most kind hearted woman I ever met..im glad I got to know her. My prayers to family an friends of her. God has a special place for Leona..God...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: susan howard - coshocton, OH
“I love you Aunt Lea! You will truely be missed. I remember your sweet loving ways. Always trying to make everyone happy. Give daddy a hug for me!
14 of 18 | Posted by: Mary Jo Troub - neice
“I miss her so already. I've never met someone so selfless and sweet in my life. She loved all of our friends so the heartache caused by her passing...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Jenelle - lorain, OH
“So sorry for the loss of a great woman. She will be dearly missed by all here.. Loved her with all my heart. Couldnt ask for a better mom,...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: jean - Lorain, OH
“Lea and I kept in touch by phone a lot. Always called her my little sister. Most of my brothers and sisters always reminded me that I was a mean sort...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Bill Watson - Peebles, OH
“Dear Aunt Lea,
God must have needed a perfect flower for his garden because he called you home. I love and miss you!
...Read More »
18 of 18 | Posted by: Carolyn Marcum - elyria, OH
Leona F. Reynolds, age 71, of Lorain, passed away on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at Mercy Regional Medical Center.
Born on April 28, 1941 in West Virginia to the late William and Lassie (nee Moore) Watson, Leona lived most of her adult life in Lorain.
For many years she worked at Lorain Printing and then later worked as a processor at Clovervale Foods for a number of years.
She was a long time member of Pleasant View Old Regular Baptist Church in Litchfield, Ohio.
Leona enjoyed reading and spending time on the lake. She also took pleasure in traveling, camping and spending time with her family.
She is survived by her son, John (fiancée Cindy Veres) Williams, of Lorain; 5 grandchildren, Mark Williams, Jenelle Williams, Kassondra Secrist, Matt Williams and Kayla Howard; 8 great-grandchildren; her brothers, William Watson, Jr., of OH and James Watson, of PA; her sister, Ruth Carter, OH; and her step-sons, Frederick Reynolds and Charles Michael Reynolds, and step-daughter, Theresa Taylor, and their families.
Leona was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Reynolds; her son, James Randall Williams; her daughter, Geri Lynn Williams; her brothers, Elmer Ray Watson and Charles Watson; and her sisters, Edna Louise Varney and Vada Gill.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, December 20th from 4-7 p.m. in the Dovin and Reber Jones Funeral & Cremation Center, 1110 Cooper Foster Park Rd., Amherst. Funeral services will be held on Friday at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral center. Pastor Larry Newsome of Pleasant View Old Regular Baptist Church in Litchfield, and Pastor Matt Jones, of Broadway Assembly, in Lorain will both officiate. Burial will follow in Resthaven Memory Gardens.
Family and friends may leave online condolences at www.dovinreberjones.com.