|Birth: ||Jul. 8, 1929|
|Death: ||Feb. 22, 2009|
Mona lost her courageous battle with Alzheimer's. Although Alzheimer's stole her memories and health, it never took her sweet loving spirit; which remained to the very end.
Those who knew and worked with Mona have experienced her warm smile and sweet disposition.
She was born in Quincy, Il. She attended Liberty High School in Liberty, Il., through her junior year before moving to Clovis, Ca., with her parents. She graduated from Clovis High School, in 1947.
Mona married Lowell T. Bleigh, on April 8, 1950, in Quincy, Il. After moving to Fresno, Ca., in 1962, Mona worked for Fresno Unified School District as a secretary from 1962, to 1987.
She was active at Northwest Church, where she was a member for many years. Mona volunteered with Samaritan Women, Love, Inc, Evangelicals for Social Action (ESA) and at her home church in Fresno, Ca.
In late 2006, Mona moved to Mount Juliet, Tn., to live with her daughter and son-in-law. Later she moved to The Gardens at Providence Place in Mount Juliet, Tn., where she was loved by all.
Mona was preceded in death by her son, Steven Lowell Bleigh; her parents, Ina and Warren Morgan; and on August 20, 2006, her beloved husband of 56 years, Lowell T. Bleigh.
Mona is survived by her daughter-in-law, Centa and her late husband, Steven Bleigh of Fresno, Ca.; daughters, Lois and her husband Tom Jackson of Mount Juliet, Tn., and Nancy and her husband Joe Scordino, of Edmonds, Wa.; siblings Warren and his wife Laura Morgan of North Fork, Ca., Kenneth and his wife Jacqueline Morgan, of Carson City, Nv., and Patricia and her husband Donald Decker of Gardendale, Tx.; nine grandchildren, four stepgrandchildren, seven greatgrandchildren and three step-great grandchildren, as well as, numerous much loved nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Service will be held at Northwest Church in Fresno, Ca., on Monday, March 2, 2009, at 11:00 a.m. A luncheon will be served at Northwest Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Northwest Church, or your local Alzheimer's Organization. STEPHENS & BEAN CHAPEL 202 North Teilman Avenue Fresno, Ca. (559)268-9292
Lowell Thomas Bleigh (1930 - 2006)*
Steven Lowell Bleigh (1951 - 1973)*
Belmont Memorial Park
Maintained by: Nancy
Originally Created by: Toni
Record added: Feb 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34249151
Dear Mona, may you always be lovingly remembered. Rest In Peace.|
Added: Sep. 1, 2013
Added: Feb. 27, 2009