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Leona Gresham

Leona Gresham, 89, Central Barren, died at 6 a.m. Tuesday, March 5, at the home of her daughter, Wilma Pierson of New Salisbury.
A native of Columbus, she owned and operated a general store in Valeene. She retired from the Beta Shoe Co. in Salem and was a member of the Mill Creek Baptist Church in Salem.
Survivors besides her daughter include a son, Jan Gresham of Ramsey; a brother, David VanMeter of Scottsburg; seven grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
The funeral was Friday, March 8, at Love Funeral Home in Palmyra with burial in Oak Grove Church of Christ Cemetery near Hardinsburg.