Leonard, JoAnn Marie (Ooltewah)

Wednesday, March 21, 2018
JoAnn Marie Leonard
JoAnn Marie Leonard

JoAnn Marie Leonard, 63, a resident of Ooltewah, Tennessee, passed away on Monday, March 19, 2018.

She was born on July 31, 1954 to the late Shirley and Joseph Leonard.

Joann was a courageous person who fought cervical cancer and won before her battle with her uterine cancer. Her life revolved around her kids and grandkids, as they were her pride and joy.

She is survived by her loving children, Jason Gray, Shellie Lindler (Brian), Shauna Castillo, Shaun Gray, James Gray (Candi), and Kayla Martin (David); grandchildren, Stephen Castillo, Blayse Castillo, Devin Castillo, Hannah Gray, Brody Martin, Trenton Gray, and Isaac Gray; siblings, Patti Barlow (Larry), Jay Leonard (Cheryl), Chris Leonard (Lichelle), and Christine Leonard; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. 

The family will receive friends on Friday, March 23, from 2-4 p.m. at Companion Funeral Home, located at 2419 Georgetown Road NW, Cleveland, TN 37311. 

A celebration of life funeral service will begin at 4 p.m. in the chapel of Companion Funeral Home, with Pastor Lee Truelove officiating. 

You can share your memories of Joann and/or share your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial guest book at www.companionfunerals.com.

Companion Funeral and Cremation Service of Cleveland was honored to assist her family with these arrangements.


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