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Virginia “Ginny” Leone

April 30, 1957 — December 10, 2022

Virginia Mae Leone, 65, of Pleasant Valley, MO, passed peacefully on December 10, 2022, at NorthCare Hospice House with loved ones at her side.

Ginny was born April 30, 1957, in St. Joseph, MO, the daughter of James Benjamin Gilkey and Maxine Marie (Magana) Gilkey. Along with her parents, Ginny was preceded in death by her husband, Anthony Vincent “Tony” Leone; brothers, Tony Gilkey and Bradley Gilkey; and her beloved dog Charlie. Ginny worked many years as an assembly worker at the Ford plant at Claycomo. She was a member of the UAW.

Survivors include her sisters, Sheila Robertson (Tom) and Tina Parton (Kirk); step-daughters, Adrienne Leone and Rachelle Caldwell (Matt); grandchildren, Raymond Leone, Abry Leone, Jett Courtois, Case Courtois, Emry Courtois and Cruz Caldwell. Ginny also leaves a half- brother, Billy Joe Gilkey; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other family members and friends, including her dog Duke.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:30pm on February 4, 2023 at the American Legion Hall 9100 Main Street Stewartsville, MO.

Service Information:

Private services will be held at a later date.

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