Mrs. Leona Pearl Callahan, 87 of Bonifay, died on Monday, Oct. 14, 2013, at her home in Bonifay. Born Friday, Sept. 10, 1926 in Abbeville, Ala., she was the daughter of the late Jesse Kirkland and the late Lucy Palmer Kirkland. She was the wife of the late Wilber Callahan. She was a member of the Westville Community Baptist Church and a member of the Bonifay Chapter 325 Order of Eastern Star.
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She was predeceased by daughter, Gail Curry, and sister, Nettie Christopoulo.
Surviving are daughter, Judy Powell and husband Wayne, of Bonifay; son, Rickey D. Callahan and fiancé, Amanda Laird of Bonifay; 10 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.
A Funeral service was held at 10:30 a.m., on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 at Westville Community Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Sanders and the Rev. Randy Stokes officiating. Interment followed in Bonifay Cemetery, Bonifay, with Sims Funeral Home directing. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m., on Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, at Sims Funeral Home Chapel.
Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Oct. 23, 2013
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