ROSSBURG - Leona E. Dickey, 90, of Rossburg passed away early Wednesday morning, April 17, 2013, at the Versailles Health Care Center in Versailles.
She was born July 7, 1922, in Cynthiann Township, Shelby County, daughter of the late Cleo and Nellie (Christian) Schlecty. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Harold Dickey; sons, Douglas E. Dickey and Steven R. Dickey; a grandson, George B. Moore III; son-in-law, George Moore; brothers, Paul and Raymond Schlecty; sisters, Elsie Grilliot, Carol Trittschuh and Mabel Cain.
Leona was a devoted mother and homemaker. She was a member of the Rossburg United Methodist Church and Ansonia American Legion Auxiliary.
She is survived by her children, Vera Moore of Greenville, Norman (Toni) Dickey of London and Dennis (Rowena) Dickey of Covington; grandchildren, Jeffery (Cathy) Moore and Greg (Cindy) Moore, Bill and Katie Dickey; great-grandchildren, Holly, Alysa, Ashton, and Autumn Moore; great-great-granddaughter, Maddie Moore; brother, Norman (Rochelle) Schlecty; and a sister, Marybel (JD) Weaver.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville with the Pastor John Monroe officiating. Burial will follow in Brock Cemetery, Brock.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. Friday. The family requests that memorial contributions be given to Rossburg United Methodist Church or Ansonia American Legion.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com