Leona Ireland

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BELMONT - Leona Anderson Ireland, 94, passed away Dec. 17, 2013, at Meadowwood Nursing Home.

She was a native of Gaston County, daughter of the late John D. and Jennie Brown. Leona was preceded in death by husbands, Idrell B. Anderson, Glen Tucker and Forrest Ireland.

She was a member of Lutheran Church of The Holy Comforter.

After twenty-seven years of service, Leona retired from Knit Products in Belmont.

Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Lanny and Linda Anderson of Belmont; granddaughters and husbands, Ann and David Dyer of Jacksonville, Fla., Carol and Chuck Elmore of Alexis, Connie Robinson of Belmont; stepgrandsons and wives, Brad and Holly Pickert of Belmont, Clay and Dana Pickert of Cramerton, great-grandchildren, Zach and wife, Sareh Dyer, Caleb Dyer, Meredith Robinson, Chrissy and Kaitlyn Pickert.

Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont

Celebration of life service will be 11 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. Ron Watts officiating.

Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery in Belmont.

In addition to her parents and husbands, Leona was also preceded in death by, brothers, James, John, Caldwell and Ernest Brown, Sisters, Luvinia Wilson, Mary Lee and Ruth Anderson, step-randdaughter, Lesley Raines.

Memorials may be sent to Lutheran Church of The Holy Comforter, 216 N. Main St., Belmont, NC 28012.

Condolences may be sent online by visiting www.mcleanfuneral.com.

McLean Funeral Directors of Belmont is serving the Leona Anderson Ireland family.
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Published in Gaston Gazette on Dec. 20, 2013
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