LINN, Leona G. (Smith)

LINN, Leona G. (Smith), 91, of Martins Ferry, OH, died Thursday, November 1, 2012, at East Ohio Regional Hospital, Martins Ferry.

She was born June 14, 1921, in Dearborn, MI, a daughter of the late Harold L. and Eva J. (Barton) Smith.

Leona was a Protestant by faith and a member of the United Woman’s Bowling Association.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, George H. Linn; a daughter, Delores Patrick; a son, Bill Linn; a grandson, Ralph E. Linn, Jr.; brothers, Roger, Francis, Andrew, William, Fred, Richard, and Harold Smith, Jr.; and two sisters, Marie Bennett and Geraldine Hoffman.

Surviving are her son, Ralph (Sharon) Linn of Bridgeport, OH; three daughters, Margaret Habig of Martins Ferry, Inez Ramsey of Las Vegas, NV and Carol Stewart of Lansing, OH; a brother, James Smith of Charlottesville, VA; 16 grandchildren; 23 great- grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.

Friends will be received Sunday, noon-3 and 6-8 p.m. at the Heslop Funeral Home, 415 Walnut St., Martins Ferry, OH, where services will be held Monday, November 5, 2012, at 10 a.m. with Rev. Kevin Rowland officiating.

Burial follows in Riverview Cemetery, Martins Ferry.

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