Obituaries for Sept. 2, 2014

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Leveda (Parker) McQueary

Jan. 1, 1927 - Aug. 27, 2014

Leveda McQueary, a 52-year resident of Sonora, passed away at the Avalon Care Center in Sonora on Aug. 27, 2014. She was 87 years old.

Mrs. McQueary was born on Jan. 1, 1927, in Fannin County, Texas. She enjoyed crocheting, painting and flowers. Mrs. McQueary was a homemaker for 50 years and also volunteered at the Senior Center.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wayne McQueary.

Mrs. McQueary is survived by her brother, Jerry Wayne Parker, of Porterville, Calif.; sister, Barbara Epps, of Arkansas; and several nieces and nephews.

A visitation will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today with a funeral service to follow at 1 p.m. at Heuton Memorial Chapel. Burial will be at Mountain Shadow Cemetery in Sonora.

Heuton Memorial Chapel is handling arrangements.

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