Steen Funeral Home-13th Street Chapel
Ramona Leadingham Sweeney, 75, of Rush, passed away Tuesday evening, July 16, 2013, in St. Mary’s Medical Center in Huntington, W.Va.
She was born Nov. 29, 1937, in Ashland, a daughter of the late Henry and Lila Howell Crain. She was also preceded in death by two husbands, Melvin Leadingham in 1983 and James Sweeney in 1993; and a brother, Larry Crain.
Ramona attended Bethlehem United Baptist Church in Kenova. She was in the first graduating class of King’s Daughters Hospital School of Nursing and worked for 32 years as a registered nurse.
Survivors include two sisters, Joyce Whitlock and husband Sam of Catlettsburg and Carolyn Smith of Newark, Ohio; two stepsons; a stepdaughter; numerous stepgrandchildren; and many loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be at 2 p.m Friday, July 19, 2013, at Steen Funeral Home-13th Street Chapel in Ashland by Elder James Williamson and Elder Richard Napier. Burial will be in Rose Hill Burial Park in Ashland.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today, July 18, 2013, at the funeral home.
Contributions are suggested to Bethlehem United Baptist Church, 1727 Oak St., Kenova, WV 25530.
Condolences may be sent to steenfuneralhome.com.