She was born May 31, 1930, in Marietta, Ohio, to Calvin and Thyrza (Kinsey) Lee. She lived in Warsaw for over 50 years and was a homemaker. Leona attended New Creation Church, Warsaw.
She is survived by three sons: William (Becky) Bailey, Warsaw; Elam Bailey, Atlanta, Ga.; Matthew (Victoria) Bailey, San Diego, Calif.; three daughters: Thyrza Jane (Charles) Boring, Warsaw; Marlene Bailey, Pierceton, Ind.; and Juanita Wooten, Warsaw; 15 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by a son: Joseph Junior Bailey; three brothers: Fred Lee, Ellis Lee and Vic Lee; three sisters: June Kehl, Geraldine Brown and Kathleen Walters.
Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 15, at Titus Funeral Home, Warsaw. A service will follow at 3 p.m. Wednesday in the funeral home with Rev. Rick Tolley, New Foundations Ministries, Wabash, Ind. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Warsaw.
Memorials may be made to the family and will be used at their discretion. Gifts may be made payable to: Matthew Bailey, c/o Titus Funeral Home, PO Box 705, Warsaw, IN 46581-0705.