HARTFORD, Ky. — Leanna Faye Hoover “Gram,” 77, died Wednesday night, April 10, 2019, at Signature Healthcare Hartford after a long battle with Alzheimer’s. Born Jan. 18, 1942, to the late William Shown and Evelyn Toth.
She was an amazing mother and grandmother who will be remembered for all the memories she gave her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was an excellent cook and loved cooking for others. She was a member of Order of the Eastern Star. A former dietitian, homemaker, and gardener who proclaimed she could do anything.
Mrs. Hoover also was preceded in death by her husband, William A. Hoover; brother, Wilford Junior Shown; granddaughter, Rachel McBride; stepson, Jim Hoover; and son-in-law, Paul West.
Those left with her memories include her two children, son, William McBride (Lesia), of Hartford; and daughter, Julie West (Chuck Goldsberry), of Owensboro, Kentucky; daughter-in-law, Faye Hoover, of Hartford; her sister, Rita Pilkington (Mike), of South Carolina; grandchildren, Jennifer and Brian Morgan, of Utica, Kentucky, Constance and Tom Lifford, of Michigan, Hannah and Robbie Porter, of Hartford, Heidi and Russell Camp, of Utica, Ryan McBride, of Hartford; Jacob Tucker, of Owensboro, Kentucky; Mike Hoover, of Hartford; Randy Hoover, of Hartford; 16 great-grandchildren, and many other cousins, nieces, nephews, and step-family.
The family would like to thank Hospice of Ohio County and Signature Healthcare of Hartford for their support.
A private memorial service will be scheduled at a later date. Arrangements will be provided by Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam.