Leona Richey

Leona "Lee" Richey (Sanger)

Thursday, July 6th, 1922 - Friday, January 31st, 2020
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Leona “Lee” Richey, 97, of Franklin, passed away on Friday, January 31, 2020.

A native of Ashland, KY; she is the daughter of the late Charles and Cosy Berry Sanger. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Richey is preceded in death by her husband, James E. Richey Sr.; a brother, George W. Sanger. Mrs. Richey served in the US Navy during WWII. She is a member of Christ’s Community Church; enjoyed sewing, reading and painting. She also served as a Girl Scout Leader and Cub Scout Leader.

Mrs. Richey is survived by her two children, Karen Smith (Mike) of Franklin and James E. Richey Jr. (Marg) of Lucasville, OH; four grandchildren, Jeremy Smith, Melissa Dentel, Ryan Richey, and Heather Robinson; eleven great grandchildren, Bryson Richey, Grant Robinson, Gabe Robinson, Della Robinson, Carlee Robinson, Tyler Smith, Chloe Smith, Lillie Fryer, Seth Fryer, Esther Dentel and Elijah Dentel.

The family will have a private celebration of life at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Macon County Senior Center.

Macon Funeral Home is handling the arrangements.

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