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LEONA MAY ABBOTT


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LEONA MAY ABBOTT

Long time Chico resident, Leona May Abbott, 81, entered into rest April 11, 2011 in Chico, after a long time battle with Renal Cell Carcinoma. At her request, no services will be held.

Leona May was born Oct. 25, 1929 in Chico, California. She worked for Crocker Bank as a loan department supervisor and Butte Community College, until her retirement. Leona loved gardening, fishing, attending local Little League games, and spending time with family and friends. She had a wonderful smile and positive spirit that could light up any room.

On April 11, 2011, she joined her husband of 61 years, Chrys Abbott.

She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Mike and Sharee Abbott; her daughter and son-in-law, Christine and Dale Staples, followed by six grandchildren, Michele (Shannon) Smith, Julie Van Dyke, Nicholas (Diana) Abbott, Trevor Staples, and Beau Staples, all of Chico, and Jeremy Abbott of Liberty Hill, Texas, in addition to three great-grandchildren.

Deepest thanks to Country Commons and Enloe Hospice for their loving care.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to or Enloe Hospice, in care of Newton-Bracewell Chico Funeral Homes.

You may share your memories of Leona online at nbcfh.com.
Published in Chico Enterprise-Record on Apr. 13, 2011
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