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Leona Albrecht

December 29, 2012
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Leona Albrecht, 93, of Heartland of Marietta, formerly of 401 Victoria Avenue, Williamstown, died at 2:35 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, at Heartland.

Leona was born April, 10, 1919, at Gravel Bank, to Daniel and Lettie Porter Reynolds. She graduated from Marietta High School, and attended Marietta College. On April 18, 1942, she married Henry Albrecht, and they were married 68 years. Leona was not only a homemaker, but she enjoyed sewing, playing the piano, bird watching and was a cat lover as well. She also enjoyed her cup of coffee. Leona was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

She is survived by four children, Larry (Sandy) Albrecht, Stephen (Jean) Albrecht, Justina Allphin and Jeannette (Bill) Flowers; 9 grandchildren, Brian Albrecht of Dayton, Ohio, Jennifer Albrecht, Jason Albrecht, both of Marietta, Kimberly Albrecht of New Orleans, Jeremy (Courtney) Albrecht of Columbus, Andrew Allphin of Vienna and Adam Allphin, Alexandria Flowers and Elizabeth Flowers, all of Williamstown; three great-grandchildren, Alex and Anderson Allphin, and Stella Albrecht. In addition to her husband Henry, she was preceded in death by her three brothers, Ivron, Lawrence and Delbert Reynolds.

Services will be 10 a.m. Monday at St. Mary's Catholic Church, with Msgr. John Michael Campbell officiating. The family will receive friends from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Sunday at Hadley Funeral Home, 500 Fifth Street, Marietta. Burial will be at East Lawn Mausoleum.

Memorial contributions can be made to the Wood or Washington County Humane Society.

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