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Leona Stodghill

Published: Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 8:33 a.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, Nov. 15, 2013 2:05 p.m. CDT

BUDA — Leona M. Stodghill, 76, of Buda died at 1 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013, at Walnut Manor in Walnut.

Born Oct. 9, 1937, in Kewanee to Julius and Mamie (Griffin) Gierneart, she married George Walter Stodghill Oct. 17, 1981, in Buda. He died Dec. 22, 1990.

She worked as a nurse's aide at Prairie View in Princeton and Greenfield in Princeton.

She was a member of the Hampshire Colony Congregational Church in Princeton and Bunker Hill Church of God of Buda.

Surviving are one son, Dwaine (Deb) Roberts of Buda; one daughter, Carol Roberts (Craig) Phelan of Buda; one stepson, Wally Stodghill of Buda; five grandchildren, Amy (Brian) Kaiser of Buda, Toby Roberts of Sheffield, Heather (Matt) Stabler of Buda, Amanda Stodghill of Buda and Tony Stodghill of Buda; and six great-grandchildren, Kelsey and Cole Kaiser, Dawson and Colin Stabler, and Abby and Trevor Roberts.

She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Teresa Roberts, and one stepson, Tandy Stodghill.

Graveside services will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at Bunker Hill Cemetery, Buda, with Gaile Arnold officiating. Burial will be in Bunker Hill Cemetery, Buda.

Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday at the Grant-Johnson Funeral Home, Princeton.

Memorials may be directed to Walnut Manor in Walnut.

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