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1934 Leila 2022

Leila "Lee" Blaney

March 20, 1934 — February 17, 2022

Leila “Lee” P. Blaney, of Arley, Alabama, formerly of Vienna Township, Ohio, entered eternal rest on Thursday, February 17, 2022, while a patient in the Lakeland Community Hospital, Haleyville, Alabama, following a brief illness. She was 87.

Leila was born March 20, 1934, at home in Preston County, West Virginia, a daughter to Junior Porter Wolfe & Mildred Wilda (Blaney) Wolfe.

She had worked as a nurse’s aide for Shepherd of the Valley, Niles, Ohio. In her spare time, Leila enjoyed sewing and gardening.

Her survivors include: her daughter, Gale Ann Brown, of Arley; her grandson, Joshua Thomas Everett, Hoover, Alabama; her great-granddaughter, August Anne Everett; her brother, Lonnie Edward Wolfe, of Newton Falls, Ohio; Linda K. Ruby, Niece, of Hubbard, Ohio; and longtime friend, Clara Jane Maras, of Vienna, Ohio.

Preceding her in death are her husband, Thomas Dwayne Blaney, whom she married January 12, 1968, he died April 14, 1984; an infant son; brother, George William Wolfe; sister, Mary Harvey; and step-son, Jeffrey O. Blaney.

A time of gathering was held in her honor on Thursday, February 24, 2022, from 12-1 PM in the home of Briceland Funeral Service, LLC, located on the historic village green at 379 State Route 7, SE, Brookfield, Ohio 44403. A funeral service immediately followed. She was laid to rest next to her husband in Vienna Township Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may be left for her family at

Memorial contributions can be made payable to the Animal Welfare League, 812 Youngstown-Kingsville Rd., SE, Vienna, Ohio 44473.

Coordination of this tribute for Ms. Blaney was presented by Daniel Briceland, Owner & Director. (330-509-3135)

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Service Schedule

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Gathering of Family and Friends

Thursday, February 24, 2022

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Thursday, February 24, 2022

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