Obituary of LEONA E. PULLINS
Leona E. Pullins, 82, of Chalmers, IN (formerly of Medaryville, IN) passed away Friday, April 30, 2021 at her home in Chalmers. She was born on April 30, 1939 in Newland, IN to the late Louis and Leona [Risner] Jones. She graduated from Wheatfield High School in 1957. Leona was married to George E. Pullins on October 3, 1959 in Medaryville at the Methodist Church. George passed away on December 7, 2004.
As a young woman, Leona worked at the Medaryville Garment Factory. For many years, Leona was a babysitter for local children. She retired from the West Side Senior Center as site manager. Most importantly, Leona was a devoted wife and mother.
Leona was a lifelong member of the Medaryville United Methodist Church, where she was a youth leader as well as a VBS and Sunday school teacher. Most recently, Leona was attending Chalmers Community Church. She enjoyed reading her Bible and loved serving the Lord.
Leona enjoyed gardening, canning, cooking, crocheting, quilting, and sewing. She also enjoyed bird watching and reading. Most of all, Leona loved spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved her.
She is survived by:
Janice R. (Kevin) Whalen, Derby, KS Daughter
Pamela E. Whitten, Chalmers, IN Daughter
Matthew G. (Shelly) Pullins, West Lafayette, IN Son
Ashley (Nathan) Beach, Granddaughter
Joshua (fiancée: Jennifer Baldwin) Terry, Grandson
Jacob (Cassie) Terry, Grandson
Joseph (Chelsy) Whalen, Grandson
Kierston (Jonathan) McKinley, Granddaughter
Sean Whalen, Grandson
Dave (Alice) Jones, Wheatfield, IN Brother
Glen Jones, West Lafayette, IN Brother
Patricia Jones, DeMotte, IN Sister-in-law
Marilyn Jones, DeMotte, IN Sister-in-law
Beverly Jones, San Pierre, IN Sister-in-law
Several Nieces and Nephews
Preceded in death by:
Louis and Leona [Risner] Jones, Parents
George E. Pullins, Husband
Curt Whitten, Son-in-law
Clifford Jones, Brother
Robert Jones, Brother
Kenneth (Marlene) Jones, Brother
Ronald Jones, Brother
Barbara Jones, Sister-in-law
Graveside Services will be held at 2 PM EDT Monday, May 10, 2021 at White Post Cemetery in Medaryville, IN with Rev. Jonathan McKinley officiating.
Burial will take place at White Post Cemetery in Medaryville, IN.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Medaryville United Methodist Church, Chalmers Community Church, or West Side Senior Center.
Online Condolences may be offered at www.frainmortuary.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Frain Mortuary Querry-Ulbricht Chapel in Medaryville, IN.
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