Sharon Lea Leckrone Denslow, 69, Savonburg, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at her home.
She was born on Jan. 16, 1945, at South Bend, Ind., the daughter of John M. and Helen L. (Polson) Denslow. Sharon grew up in South Bend, graduating from Riley High School there in 1964. Sharon was united in marriage to Charles E. Leckrone Sr. in 1965. Four children were born to this union. They later divorced, in 1990. They lived in South Bend after their marriage until moving to Simi Valley, Calif., in 1967. They then moved to Savonburg in 1973, with her living there for the rest of her life. Sharon loved fishing and camping. She was a member of Friends Church of Stark. She was a wonderful, hard-working wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was always there when you needed that one person you could count on.
She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Helen Denslow; one daughter, Tammy Hughes; and great-grandson Shawn Blevins, Jr.
Sharon is survived by one son, Charles E. Leckrone, Jr. and Tonia Greer, Savonburg; two daughters, Sherry Caudill and husband James, Olive Hill, Ky., and Kim Leckrone and Tonya Cuppy, Yates Center; five grandchildren, Dustin and Dalton Caudill, Olive Hill, Ky., Helen Leckrone, Elsmore, Marie and David Slife, Colony, Tiffany Leckrone, Wichita; four great-grandchildren, Keair French, Iola, Scottie Bruckholder, Elsmore, Skylar Slife, Colony, and Hunter Leckrone, Elsmore; one sister, Janet Zimmerman and husband Jack, Canyon Country, Calif.; and son-in-law John Hughes, Elsmore. She leaves behind many more family and friends. She is loved and missed greatly.
Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the Friends Church of Stark, 206 Washington Ave., Stark. Burial will follow in Mount Moriah Cemetery, Savonburg. The family will greet friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel, 344 N. Cedar, Moran. Memorial contributions may be made to the Friends Church of Stark in care of the funeral home. Condolences may be left at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.
Susan Phillips, 63, Nevada, Mo., passed away on Thursday, April 17, 2014, at her daughter’s home in Joplin. She was born on Feb. 11, 1951, in Scranton, Pa., to John William Hall and Helen Rita (O’Hara) Hall. Early in her life Susan married Larry Richards... [More]
Mae Truster, 95, Iola, passed away Friday, April 18, 2014, at Windsor Place in Iola, surrounded by her family.Mae was born Jan. 1, 1919, in Iola, the daughter of George Beaty and Myrtle (Conover) Beaty. She attended school in Iola.On Aug. 7, 1937, Mae married Merrill Truster... [More]
Okah Roberts, rural Savonburg, passed away Sunday, April 20, 2014, at Diversicare in Chanute.Okah was born Aug. 1, 1923, to Karl and Martha Trieda Hauser rural Humboldt. Okah attended grade school at the Central Avenue School and graduated from Humboldt High School in 1941. While... [More]
Prepare to laugh loud and laugh often during Allen Community College’s performance of William Shakespeare’s “The Comedy of Errors.” The show opens tonight at 7:30 and will run on Friday and Saturday at the Bowlus Fine Arts Center. The story begins... [More]
Friendships can spring up in any environment. In Iola Community Theatre’s upcoming presentation they occur in a beauty salon in a small Louisiana town, bonding six women who at times are as fragile as a magnolia, yet as strong and resilient as steel — “Steel... [More]
HUMBOLDT — Opportunity seldom knocks twice. When one arose, Kenny Miller took advantage 42 years ago and today is vice president of cement manufacturing for Monarch Cement Co. He replaced Harvey Buckley, who retired March 31. Opportunity for Miller came at the end of... [More]
Offense and defense were on full display for the Allen Community College softball team in a doubleheader sweep against Cottey College Wednesday. The 7-2 and 15-0 wins in Allen’s regular season finale extended the Red Devil winning streak to five. “I thought... [More]
CHANUTE — Iola Middle School’s Tayton Driskel has another record under his belt.The Pony seventh-grader ran a school record 56.84 seconds to win the 400-meter dash Tuesday at the Royster Rocket Invitational.Driskel’s time bettered Luke Snavely’s seventh-grade... [More]