Leona Rae Caldwell

Monday, November 2, 2015

Leona Rae Caldwell, 52, Nevada, MO passed away on Friday, October 30, 2015 in Nevada following a lengthy illness. Leona was born on September 9, 1963 in Kansas City, MO to Earl J. and Dorothy J. (Newton) Edmunds.

At the age of four, Leona, along with her family came to Nevada where she attended Nevada Schools. Leona worked at Christian Health Care in Nevada for a number of years then later worked at Catherine's Hometown Café until her retirement due to illness. She was an avid bowler and enjoyed being in bowling leagues. Leona loved life and hers revolved around her son Michael and her grandchildren. She loved spending time with her family and many friends.

Survivors include one son, Michael Edmunds, Nevada; six grandchildren, Gavin Amos, Brice Edmunds, Kyndel Amos, Champ Edmunds, Skyler Fallet, and Baili Edmunds; four sisters, Billie Frye, Channelview, TX, Dee Dee Rachael, Channelview, TX, Patricia Puckett, Nevada, and Crystal Hancock, Walker; numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; two sisters, Thelma, and Dorothy; and one grandson, Haedn Edmunds.

Funeral services will be held at 1:30 p.m. on Monday, November, 2, 2015 at Ferry Funeral Home in Nevada. Interment will follow in Moore Cemetery, Nevada. The family will receive friends from 4-6:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 1, 2015 at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the family in c/o Ferry Funeral Home.

You may view obituary and send condolences on line at www.ferryfuneralhome.com