Leona (Lechien) Wilson

Thursday, February 5, 2004

Leona (Lechien) Wilson, 97, of Linton, passed away at 9:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2004 in Greene County General Hospital.

She was born in Linton on June 23, 1906 to Emile and Emma Peltier Lechien.

She was a clerk at GC Murphys and a past member of the Linton Assembly of God Church.

She is survived by one daughter Polly Richardson of Linton; four grandchildren, Sharel (Richardson) and Jim Burress, Carol (Richardson) and Richard White, Alice (Richardson) and Bill Burress and Bill Mack and Vera Cook; two sisters, Henrietta Stormes Allen and Julia Shelton; 11 great-grandchildren; 25 great-great-grandchildren and a great-great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her husband George A. Wilson in 1962; her parents; foster son Bill Cook; two sisters Anna Haffley and Virginia Duffroy; one brother Leon Lechien.

Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday at Anderson Poindexter Memory Chapel in Linton with Pastor Daniel Tilley officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Vistitation is Friday from 4-8 p.m. and on Saturday from 9 a.m. until the hour of service.