Leona Pearl (Hill) Holeman

Born: Mon., Sep. 12, 1938
Died: Tue., Feb. 16, 2021


10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, Sat., Feb. 20, 2021
Location: Shawneetown Location

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Sat., Feb. 20, 2021
Location: Shawneetown Location

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Leona Pearl Holeman, 82, of Sturgis, Kentucky formerly of Shawneetown, Illinois, passed away at the Eldorado Rehab and Healthcare in Eldorado.  She was born in New Haven, the daughter of the late William Jennings and Edith Marie (Merritt) Hill.  Leona married Thomas Edward Holeman in Gatlinburg, Tennessee on the first day of November in 1997.  She is survived by a big and loving family; her husband, Ed Holeman of Sturgis, Kentucky; two daughters, Paula Hise, Angela Hite both of  Shawneetown; five grandchildren, Abby and Ryan Reed of Clay, Kentucky, Lucas and Lauren Hise of Clay, Kentucky, Amanda Mills of Morganfield, Kentucky, Caleb Mills of Shawneetown, Kelsey and Austin Beaty of Champaign; twelve great grandchildren, Kennady Ryan Reed, Kane and Joshlyn Mills, Arianna Happoldt, Brock Happoldt, Rocklin Beaty, Nash Beaty, Romy Beaty, James Pierce, Lilly Reed, Isabelle Reed, Kadence Reed, and Oaklynn Reed; three great great grandchildren, Axell Mills and Iza Blaize, and Kingston Happoldt; three step children, Leslie and Chip Peltier of Ohio, Debbie and Ray Guess of Louisiana, Tim and Cathy Holeman of Louisiana; eight step grandchildren. Leona was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Kenneth Edward Vickery; three sisters, Rose Boyke, Evelyn Bowles, and Fern Frost; two brothers, Archie and William Paul Hill.  Visitation for Leona will be held on Saturday, February 20th  from 10 a.m. until service time at 1 p.m. at the Vickery Funeral Chapel in Shawneetown with the Reverend Jeff McMain officiating.  Burial will follow at the service at Westwood Cemetery near Shawneetown.  Due to Covid-19, social distancing and masks will be required.  


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Kay Richardson
   Posted Thu February 18, 2021
Paula so sorry to hear about your mother. She was a beautiful kind soul. Just know I love you and praying peace for you. Kay Richardson

Andrew Boyke
   Posted Thu February 18, 2021

Medium Dish Garden was sent by Andrew J. Boyke.

I wish you Peace and Comfort as you Grieve. May God Bless You All. With Great Love, Andrew Jennings Boyke

Deborah Fromm
   Posted Thu February 18, 2021
Paula & family I am so sorry to hear about you losing your mother! I know this is so hard of a grief. I will be saying prayers for your family and my special friend.
Debbie & Donnie Fromm

Robert Yates
   Posted Fri February 19, 2021

Rubber Plant was sent by Your nephews, Robert (Bobby) Yates, Glen, Andy, Paul, Richard, and James Boyke..

We love you so much Aunt Leona. You will forever live in our hearts. RIP sweet and gracious Lady.

Robert Yates
   Posted Fri February 19, 2021
Paula and family I wish I could be with you all during this trying time. I have no words to make you feel better of your loss. Delight in the blessings of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I always had, and still do have, a special place in my heart for my Aunt Leona. My prayers and thoughts are with you. Love Bob.

Leslie Peltier
   Posted Fri February 19, 2021

Soft Touch Cross was sent by Chip .

Wish we could be there with you all - hugs & love to all - Chip & Leslie & family

Esther Steele
   Posted Fri February 19, 2021
Paula, so sorry to hear about your mother. She was such a beautiful person. I pray God will guide, give you strength and comfort you and your family through your loss.

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