Leona J. (Kimble) Walsh, age 81, of Newark and formerly of Zanesville, Ohio, passed away on Monday, May 14, 2018 at Heath Nursing Care Center.
She was born January 29, 1937 in Zanesville, Ohio to the late Clayton and Matilda (Hahn) Kimble.
Leona enjoyed watching nature through her binoculars, had a very strong Christian faith. She was a 1957 graduate of Zanesville High School and will always be remembered as a kind and caring person.
She is survived by her sister, Dorothy M. (Jim) Lee; a daughter, Vicki Alcoser; two brothers, Leroy (Dottie) Kimble and Ray Kimble; a son, Steven Walsh; four grandchildren; and ten great grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded by her husband, William Walsh.
A graveside service will be held at a later date in Dresden Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made in Leona’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association Central Ohio Chapter, 1379 Dublin Road, Columbus, Ohio 43215.
The Newark Chapel of Henderson-Van Atta-Stickle Funeral & Cremation Service, 59 North Fifth Street, Newark, is assisting the family with arrangements.