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Leona A. Washington Preston
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Birth: Feb. 16, 1906
Alto
Howard County
Indiana, USA
Death: Dec. 21, 1980
Kokomo
Howard County
Indiana, USA

Leona Preston, 74, died at 9:30 a.m., Sunday, December 21, 1980 at Howard Community Hospital in Kokomo, IN. She lived at 2124 N. Buckeye St. in Kokomo.

In Alto, IN she was born February 16,1906, the daughter of Jesse and Waitie (Fernbaugh) Washington.

On July 12, 1922 she married Letcher "Lester" Preston. They operated a number of concessions at Nyona Lake in Fulton County, IN.

Surviving with her husband are two daughters; Betty Keesling and Barbara Kimble of Kokomo, IN; two sisters, Lucille Knox of Bridgeport, IL and Irene Eskew of Indianapolis, IN; 8 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Preceding her in death were her parents, a brother, Douglas Washington, and a sister, Thelma (Washington) Gano. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Letcher H. Preston (1904 - 1982)
 
 Children:
  Betty L Keesling (1924 - 1988)*
  Barbara Jean Preston Kimble (1931 - 1998)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Sunset Memory Garden
Kokomo
Howard County
Indiana, USA
Plot: Sec. 18, Block 4, Lot 11, Grave 3
 
Created by: Marilyn Sanders
Record added: Feb 18, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85133841
Leona A. <i>Washington</i> Preston
Added by: Marilyn Sanders
 
Leona A. <i>Washington</i> Preston
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In rememberance of my Aunt Leona
- Marilyn Sanders
 Added: Feb. 19, 2012
 
 
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