Sharon Leonard

LEONARD, Sharon L. 66, of McMechen, W.Va. died Sunday, August 25, 2013.

She was born October 5, 1946, in Wheeling, W.Va., a daughter to the late Edward T. and Imogene (Ritchie) Marchlenski. She was a member of the Benwood- McMechen United Methodist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William A. Leonard.

She is survived by three children, William E. (Debbie) Leonard of Beech Bottom, W.Va., Stacy L. (Dan Terrell) Jones of Wheeling, and Paul D. (Kim) Leonard of Beech Bottom; three brothers, Robert V. Marchlenski of McMechen, Phillip (Janet) Marchlenski of Moundsville, W.Va., and Paul E. (Margaret) Marchlenski of Warwood, W.Va.; two sisters, Judith Ann Burdette of Moundsville, and Marie E. (Kevin) Thompson of McMechen; 10 grandchildren, Brannon Leonard, Devon Leonard, Kurtis Leonard, Riley Leonard, Brianna Leonard, Kelsey Leonard, Zac Jones, Chad Jones, Chance Jones, and Mariah Jones; and one great-granddaughter, Kyleigh Leonard.

There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, August 28, 2013 at 11:30 a.m. at the Benwood- McMechen United Methodist Church in McMechen, W.Va., with Rev. April Forkey officiating.

The family would like to give special thanks to Joann Buchanan, PJ Wright, Jamie Isinghood, Emily Mercer, and the staff at Valley Hospice.

Memorial contributions can be made to Valley Hospice, 10686 State Route 150, Rayland, Ohio 43943.

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