Leona D. Burkey

Wednesday, September 15, 2004

Leona D. Burkey, 73, of Bloomfield, passed away Monday evening, Sept. 13 ,2004 at her residence in rural Bloomfield.

She was formerly from Jefferson Township, Jay County. She had moved from Jay County to Bloomfield in 1986.

Born Jan. 29, 1931 in Pike Township, Jay County, she was the daughter of Orvel and Ruth (Bancroft) Burkey.

She graduated from Portland High School in 1950. She worked for Kerr Glass in Dunkirk for several years. She also farmed with her parents in Jefferson Township, Jay County for many years.

Survivors include: a sister Etta Yake of Bloomfield; two nephews; one niece; five great-nephews; and three great-nieces.

Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday in the Worthington First Baptist Church with Pastor Wesley Hensley officiating. Graveside service will be at Green Park Cemetery Chapel in Portland at 2 p.m. on Saturday.

Friends may call at the church in Worthington from noon-2 p.m. prior to the service Thursday. Visitation will also be from 12-1:45 p.m. on Saturday at the Williamson & Spencer Funeral Home in Portland.