Leona Beatrice Fitzwater
Leona Beatrice Fitzwater, age 89, of Moorefield, WV passed this life on Monday, June 11, 2012, at E.A. Hawse
Continuous Health Care Center in Baker, WV. Born on August 28, 1922, in Hardy County, WV, she was the
daughter of the late Arthur Jefferson Cain and Bertha Virginia Cain.
Leona was preceded in death by her husband, Jonathan Ray Fitzwater. She was also preceded in death by one
daughter, one grandson, and three sisters.
Leona is survived by one daughter, June Ellen Ardinger of Hanover, MD/Moorefield, WV, one son, Jon R.
Fitzwater of Pittsburgh, PA, two sisters, Mildred Shockey of Moorefield, WV, Thelma Lange of Winchester, VA, one
brother, Harold D. Cain of Martinsburg, WV, five grandchildren, 13 great grandchildren, and 14
great great grandchildren.
She was an inspector for American Woodmark Corporation for 30 years and attended the Bible Baptist Church in
Rig, WV and Old Fields Baptist Church.
The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, June 13, 2012, at the Elmore Funeral Home
in Moorefield, WV. A funeral service will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, June 14, 2012, at the funeral
home with Pastor Matt Lyon officiating. Burial will follow at the Olivet Cemetery in Moorefield, WV.
Memorials may be made to the Bible Baptist Church in Old Fields, WV.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Elmore Funeral Home.