Edna Leona (Rhone) Llewellyn(1920 - 2014)

Edna Leona Rhone Llewellyn, 93, of Orson, passed away on Sunday at Wayne Memorial Hospital after a brief illness. Her husband, George Llewellyn, died on Dec. 20, 1995.

Edna was born on July 24, 1920, in Orson, Pa., and lived her entire life there. The daughter of the late Milton and Ella Rivenburg Rhone, she attended Orson Elementary School for eight years, and graduated in 1938 from Preston High School, Lakewood, Pa. She was manager of Preston Elementary School Cafeteria, Lakewood, for many years. She was also a longtime Republican Committee Woman for Preston Twp., District 2. Edna was a lifelong member of the former Orson Methodist Church. She loved crocheting, gardening, all animals and flowers. The March 1994 issue of Mary Emerling's Country Magazine even featured a two-page color centerfold of Edna's flower garden.

Edna is survived by her children, Alan and wife, Mary Ann, Orson; Larry and wife, Donna, Las Vegas; Kathleen and husband, Robert Spencer, Londonderry, N.H.; and William "Bill" and wife, Marium, Lakewood; 14 grandchildren and 32 great-grandchildren. She was genuinely loved by all her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a one in a million mother, grandmother and great-grandmother, and will be deeply missed.

She was also preceded in death by a brother, Leroy Rhone; and sisters, Wanda Rhone Cowles and Evelyn Rhone.

The funeral will be Thursday in the Jones & Brennan Funeral Home, 430 Main St., Forest City, with services at 6 p.m. Interment will be at the convenience of the family in Orson Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday from 3 p.m. until service time.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Northern Wayne Community Library, 11 Library Road, Lakewood, PA 18439, the Northern Wayne Fire Company, 1663 Crosstown Highway, Lakewood, PA 18439, or the Dessin Animal Shelter, 138 Miller Drive, Honesdale, PA 18431.

Online condolences may be sent at www.brennanfu neralhomes.com.

Funeral Home

Jones & Brennan Funeral Home
430 Main Street Forest City, PA 18421
(570) 785-3500

Published in Scranton Times on Apr. 15, 2014