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Leona Catherine (Rounds) Broadwater, 86, of Grantsville, died Friday, Oct. 20, 2017, at Frostburg Village Nursing Home, Frostburg.
Born Feb. 8, 1931, in Fairview, she was the daughter of the late Floyd and Sarah Jane (Broadwater) Rounds. She was preceded in death by her husband, Melvin Walter Broadwater, whom she married on June 6, 1954; 11 brothers and sisters, Bertha Dorsey, Olin Rounds, Lloyd Rounds, Arthur Rounds, Virgie MacMillan, Irvin Rounds, Carl Rounds, Minor Rounds, Arlie Rounds, Violet Rounds and Thelma Broadwater.
Leona was employed as a dietician for Goodwill Mennonite Home, Grantsville. She was a member of Oak Grove Mennonite Church. Leona enjoyed cooking and baking and would quilt in her spare time. She loved to laugh and tell jokes to her friends and family.
She is survived by two daughters, Louise C. Dunton and husband, Kevin L., Rosedale, and Karen S. Wiley and husband, James, Grantsville; three grandchildren, Eric K. Dunton, Elizabeth A. White, and Jared J. Wiley; four great-grandchildren, Corinne T. Dunton, Nathaniel Dunton, Emma J. White and Julia B. White.
At her request she will be cremated, and no services are planned at this time.
Newman Funeral Homes, P.A., 179 Miller St., Grantsville, is in charge of her arrangements.
Condolences may be sent to her family at www.newmanfuneralhomes.com.
Published on October 21, 2017
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