Leona Marie Conway

Leona Marie Conway, 87, of Kountze, died Sunday, December 22, 2013, at Baptist Hospitals of Southeast Texas, Beaumont. She was born on May 26, 1926, in Pine Prairie, Louisiana, to Ella Veillon Guillory and McKinley Guillory, and had been a resident of this area since 2006. Survivors include her children, Betty Nerren and her husband, Butch, of Rye and Lynda Davis and her husband, Jerry, of Kountze; ten grandchildren; and fourteen great- granddchildren two great great-grandchildren. She is preceded in death by her husband, Millard Jim Conway. A gathering of Mrs. Conway's family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m., with a Mass of Christian Burial to be celebrated at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, December 26, 2013, at Our Lady of Victory Catholic Church, 210 West Barkley Street, Sour Lake, under the direction of Broussard's, 530 West Monroe, Kountze. Her interment will follow at Old Hardin Cemetery, Kountze. Memorial contributions may be made to Veterans of Foreign Wars USA, 200 Maryland Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002. Complete and updated information may be found www.broussards1889.com

Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Dec. 24, 2013