Leona Bowles

Obituary of Leona Yvonne Bowles

Leona Y. Bowles, 86, of Syracuse, passed away peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family, on July 24, 2021. She was born in 1934 in Jordan, NY to the late George and Thelma (Titus) Fillingham.

Leona absolutely loved Bingo and fishing. She was known to graciously give away her bucket of fish to friends, as well as her pick of apples. She took great care of her community and neighbors; and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.

Along with her parents, she is predeceased by: her husband, Donald W. Bowles, Sr.; and sons, Donald W. Bowls, Jr., and Dale R. Bowles. Leona is survived by: children, Judy Bowles, Lorraine (Gary) Bowles Brown, Robin Bowles, Robert (Kim) Bowles; 14 grandchildren; 31 great grandchildren; and siblings: Alice Sanzotta, George (Judy) Fillingham, Emily Bowles, Peggy Sherman, Dean (Vonnie) Fillingham, Helen (Richard) Houghtaling, and Robert (Cibby) Fillingham.

Calling hours will be held on Friday, July 30 from 10 am to 12 noon, at Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home, Syracuse. To send flowers for services, or to have a memorial tree planted in an area of need in honor of Leona, please use the Send Flowers link to the left. Online condolences may be left under her Tribute Wall.

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Calling Hours

10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friday, July 30, 2021
Ballweg & Lunsford Funeral Home
4612 S. Salina Street
Syracuse, New York, United States
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