Leona Chenoweth

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Leona Chenoweth

October 07, 1929 - February 09, 2019

Leona Chenoweth Eliza Leona Chenoweth, 89, of Baxter Springs, Kan., went to be with her Lord Saturday, Feb. 9th, 2019, at Silver Creek Assisted Living, in Joplin, Mo., surrounded by her loving family.
She was born Oct. 7th, 1929, in Hartford, Ark., the third child of Sam and Maude (Barnes) Burrows.
She married Charles (Blackfoot) Chenoweth on March 17th, 1951. Together they shared 61 years of marriage before his passing July 9th, 2012.
Survivors include sons, Kenney Chenoweth and wife, Connie, Joplin, and Charles D. Chenoweth, Baxter Springs, and granddaughter, Sarah Chenoweth and husband, Ben Butler, Pittsburg, Kan. One brother, Leon and wife, Bessie Burrows, Hartford.
Leona graduated from Hartford High School, in 1947, where she played on the Class "A" Girls State runner-up basketball team of 1947.
She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Leona enjoyed gardening, sewing, cooking and league bowling at 4th Street Bowl, in Joplin. She also enjoyed watching college basketball.
Graveside services will be at the family cemetery, in Hartford, for immediate family.
Published on February 14, 2019
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