McClure, Leona Roe (Ringgold)

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Leona Roe McClure, 82, of Ringgold, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 in a local nursing home. She was a longtime member of Parkway Baptist Temple, in Ft. Oglethorpe.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother, Howard and Florence Roe; beloved husband of 55 years, Ralph McClure; brother, Jack Roe; sisters, Juanita Harp and Bertha Hood; Nephew, Donnie Hood.

Survivors include nephews and spouse’s, Stan (Bonnie) Hood, Ray (Sandy) Hood and Sherry Hood; along with several other nieces and nephews. 

The family will receive friends on Thursday, Nov. 2 from 4-8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Funeral service will be held on Friday, Nov. 3 at 11 a.m. in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Mike Watkins officiating. Interment will follow in the Tennessee/Georgia Memorial Park. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the local Alzheimer’s Association at 7625 Hamilton Park Dr. Suite # 22, Chattanooga, Tn. 37421.

Visit the online guest book at Arrangements by W. L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe.

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