Leona F. Williston

July 2, 2015

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Visitation:
51 West Broadway Plymouth OH 44865 7/7/2015 13:00:00

Visitation 2:
7/2/2015 09:00:00

Service:
51 West Broadway Plymouth OH 44865 7/7/2015 15:00:00

Leona F. Williston, age 92, former resident of Plymouth, Ohio and most recently of Lexington Court Care Center, passed away on Thursday, July 2, 2015 at MedCentral Mansfield Hospital. She was born on June 7, 1923 in Paulding, Ohio to the late Orva and Tressa (Struble) Taylor. Leona was a 1941 graduate of Plymouth High School and was employed as the executive secretary for the Vice President at the former Shelby Salesbook. She was a member of First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Plymouth and enjoyed bowling, playing the piano, listening to music, dancing, gardening and playing cards. She was also involved in Girl Scouts as a troop leader and enjoyed family activities with her children and grandkids.
Leona is survived by her four children, Sue Ann Winck of Shelby, OH; Bonnie W. Baker, Mark G. Williston both of Columbus, OH; and Sharon K. (James) Williston-Benadum of Grove City, OH; four grandsons; one granddaughter; four great-grandsons and three great-granddaughters.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Lester G. “Willie” Williston on February 14, 2006; two brothers, Doyle Taylor and Vincent Taylor and one sister, Phillis Taylor.
Visitation will be held at the First Evangelical Lutheran Church in Plymouth, Ohio on Tuesday, July 7, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM to where the funeral service will be held at 3:00 PM with Reverend Blanche Tyree officiating. Burial will follow at Greenlawn Cemetery in Plymouth. Memorial contributions can be made to First Evangelical Lutheran Church or the Ohio Health Hospice at MedCentral Mansfield Hospital. Online condolences can be made at www.secorfuneralhomes.com

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Jenny Taylor - Jul 7, 2015

We are sorry to learn of Aunt Leona’s passing. So glad we know for sure she’s in a better place. We are thinking of each of you and are regretful we can’t be with you during this time. We love each of you and our prayers are with you.
Jenny Taylor
Lora, Liam, and Tegan Teggart.

Marsha Reber Clark - Jul 7, 2015

I was so hoping to be able to come to the funeral home and express my sympathy to you in person, however, the best laid plans sometimes fail. Jim is headed to Newark today and I am going to Delaware with kids. I have fond memories staying with you at your house and speaking with your mom. May God wrap his loving arms around you.
Marsha

Kim Eberhardt - Jul 5, 2015

I am so sorry to hear about the passing of your mom. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers!

Mary Schirtzinger - Jul 3, 2015

Bonnie –
May my thoughts and prayers be with you and your family at your time of need.

Adriana Jane Fransens-Beeching - Jul 3, 2015

My husband Ed Beeching was also a graduate of the class of 1941 Plymouth High School, we both enjoyed the class get togethers.
MY christian condolences to Leona’s family Jane

Steve Oster - Jul 3, 2015

Sharon,
So sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. I am sure you have many wonderful memories of her over the years. You are in my prayers!