LaFAYETTE — Leah A. Staley, age 99, died on Sunday, April 16, 2017 at 1:21 a.m. at Richland Manor Nursing Home, Bluffton.
was born on Oct. 28, 1917 in Allen County to Emmett and Grace (McClure)
Hall who preceded her in death. On July 4, 1939 she married Warren
“Buck” Staley and he died on May 4, 2002.
Leah was a homemaker and
had previously worked for Clemons Bakery of Lima for seven years. She
then worked for Allen County Home for seven years. She was a member of
the First United Methodist Church of LaFayette.
She is survived by
her two children. Byron (Jane) Staley of Ruskin, Florida and Anita
(Joe) Fetter of Waynesfield; six grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren
and 17 great-great grandchildren.
Leah was preceded in death by a brother, Bob Hall; and three sisters, Audrey Shaw, Bonnie Stoodt and Jean Long.
services will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 22 at Hanson-Neely
Funeral Home, Ada with Reverend Dr. David R. Gerber officiating. Burial
will be in Liberty Chapel Cemetery, LaFayette.
Friends may call
from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, April 21 at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada
and until time of service on Saturday at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the LaFayette Fire & Rescue Squads.
Condolences can be expressed at www.hansonneely.com
Arrangements are by Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada.