|Birth: ||Aug. 8, 1930|
|Death: ||Feb. 24, 2007|
Her obit from online:
Christeson Funeral Home
Leona Ruth Cansdale
(August 8, 1930 - February 24, 2007)
Leona Cansdale, age 76, of Jasper, Arkansas, died Saturday, February 24, 2007, at the Newton County Nursing Home in Jasper. She was born August 8, 1930, in Bath, New York, the daughter of Floyd S. and Elvah (Davis) Whitehead. Mrs. Cansdale was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, Henry Covell; and a sister, Patricia Tyler.
Leona was a member of the First Baptist Church in Jasper. She was a prior resident of Orlando, Florida. She was a homemaker.
Leona Ruth Cansdale is survived by her brothers, Elvin Whitehead, William Covell, Albert Covell, Richard Bell and Roger Bell, all of Bath, New York, and Ernest Covell of Dansville, New York; her sisters, Shirley Powell and Edna Whitehead Welch, both of Bath, and Barbara Yawger of Savona, New York; and several nieces and nephews.
She is also survived by special friends, Gladys Morse of Hasty, Arkansas, Angela Nichols, Bertha Nichols, and Sue Middleton, all of Yardelle, Arkansas, Donna Williams and Marla Barber, both of Deer, Arkansas, and Carol Bansfield, of Jasper; and a host of other family throughout the community.
Funeral service was Wednesday, February 28, 2007, at Christeson Funeral Home, with Rev. Manuel Macks officiating.
Friends were pallbearers.
Interment was in Noss Cemetery, Mt. Judea, Arkansas.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Leona's name at First Federal Bank, c/o Bertha Nichols, 1401 Hwy. 62-65 North, Harrison, AR 72601
Harrison Daily Times 02/26/2007
76 of Jasper
Leona Ruth Cansdale, 76, of Jasper died Saturday, Feb. 24 (2007) at Newton County Nursing Home in Jasper.
Funeral service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28, at Christeson Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 7 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27, at the funeral home. Burial will be at Noss Cemetery in Mt. Judea. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Leona's name at First Federal Bank, c/o Bertha Nichols, 1401 Highway 62-65 North, Harrison, Ark. 72601.
The daughter of Floyd S. and Elvah (Davis) Whitehead was born Aug. 8, 1930, at Bath, N.Y
Noss Marler Cemetery
Created by: Rosa Cline
Record added: Feb 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24715931
Rest in Peace, Leona Ruth.|
Added: Dec. 21, 2008