Leona is survived by her daughters, Sue Staples Langdon and husband Lee of Symsonia and Mary Jane McLeod of Benton; grandchildren, John M. Staples and wife Jeanna of Sharpe and Amy Barrett and husband Randy of Benton; great grandchildren, Bailey and Morgan Barrett of Benton, Benjamin, Elizabeth and Alexander Staples of Sharpe; sister-in-laws, Ella Dotson and Josephine Perry both of Benton, Beaulah Reid of Symsonia; brother-in-law, Ray Perry of Benton and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, John P. Reid; daughters, Treshia Ann Reid and Jerry Ann Reid; son, William W. Reid; great grandson, Travis Harlin Staples; son-in-law, Troy McLeod; sister, Lorene Stallons; sister-in-laws, Gwen Hancock; brothers, Claude Ezell and Carter Ezell; brother-in-laws, Paul Dotson, Charles Reid. Her parents were Willie L. Ezell and Amy Victoria Hargrove Ezell.
Funeral services were held 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 28 at the Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah. Rev. Richard Dobbs officiated. Burial followed in the Carters Mill Cemetery in Symsonia.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to the Oaks Church of God, 4820 Oaks Rd., Paducah, KY 42003.
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