Leona Claudine (Duty) Parsley
Leona Claudine (Duty) Parsley, 71 of Pomeroy, OH passed away on May 1, 2012 at her home. Leona was the daughter of the late Claude and Virginia (Cantrell) Duty of Nolan W.V. She was a member of the Rutland F.W.B. Church. She worked for many years with different companies and made many friends. She was retired and known for her talents of interior decorating, quilts and pies, which she and her husband made for some years for local restaurants in the Circleville and Laurelville, Ohio area. Leona Claudine loved the Lord and her family and friends, and everyone who new her loved her as well. She loved going to church. She was one of those people whom you just don’t forget.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one sister, June Dexter Picklesimer, Gilbert, WV, three brothers, Herbert Kimble Cantrell Jr., Nolan, WV, Conrad Harold Cantrell, Gilbert, WV, and Robert Samuel Cantrell, Royal Palm Beach, FL.
She is survived by her husband, Charles E. Parsley Sr. of Pomeroy, OH, Two Sons: Charles (Debbie) Parsley Jr., of Pomeroy, OH, Ricky Parsley of Canal Winchester, OH, Two Daughters: Treasia Parsley of Columbus, OH and Jeanie (Dave) Jackson, Lucasville, OH, One brother: Rev. Taylor Cantrell , Urbana, OH and one sister: Lois (Jack) Calhoun, Ashville, OH. 13 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at the Anderson McDaniel Funeral Home in Pomeroy at 12:00 Noon with the Rev. Mike Black, of Columbus and Rev. Tom Stevens assisting. Burial will follow in a private cemetery on Poleridge Rd. near Laurelville, OH. Family and friends may call at the funeral home two hours prior to the funeral service.
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