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Leona May (Pierce) Tilbury

February 17, 1937 ~ March 24, 2022 (age 85)


Leona May Tilbury, 85, of Angola, Indiana, passed away peacefully at home on March 24, 2022.

 She was born on February 17, 1937, in Steuben County, Indiana to Leon James and Bertha (Pocock) Pierce.  Leona graduated from Flint High School in 1955.

 She married the love of her life, Paul Wertle Tilbury, on May 1, 1955.

 Leona was the office manager at Tilbury Construction for 28 years.  She also worked at First National Bank in Ashley, Indiana which was later known as Farmer’s State Bank.

 She enjoyed making pies and playing cards with family and friends. 

 Leona was a member of the Angola United Methodist Church, Angola Garden Club and the Steuben County Professional and Business Women’s Club.

 Surviving are her son, Randy Paul (Phyllis) Tilbury of Fremont, Indiana and daughter, Susan Kay Tilbury of Fort Wayne, Indiana.  Also surviving are her two beloved grandchildren, Christopher Scott (Jessica) Tilbury of Coldwater, Michigan and Sarah Marie (Chris) Mills of Leo, Indiana; and four great-grandchildren, Zaylie Mills, Branton Mills, Elliana Mills and Kaden Tilbury.

 She was preceded in death by her parents and husband of 40 years, Paul Wertle Tilbury on Nov. 1, 1995, and her siblings, Howard James Pierce, Gaylord Franklin Pierce and Ireta Jean Hancock.

 Funeral Services will be at 2:00 PM on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at the Weicht Funeral Home, Angola, Indiana with Rev. Tim Terrell officiating. 

 Visitation will be from 1-2 PM on Sunday at the funeral home prior to the services.

 Private Burial will take place in Jamestown Cemetery, Fremont, Indiana.  

 In lieu of flowers the family has asked donations to be made to the Angola United Methodist Church or to The Tilbury Family Scholarship Fund care of the Steuben County Community Foundation, Angola, Indiana.

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March 27, 2022

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Weicht Funeral Home
207 N West St.
Angola, IN 46703

Funeral Service
March 27, 2022

2:00 PM
Weicht Funeral Home
207 N West St.
Angola, IN 46703


Angola United Methodist Church
220 W. Maumee Street, Angola, IN 46703,

The Tilbury Family Scholarship Fund in care of the Steuben County Community Foundation. Please make

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