Leona Rose Melott

RITTMAN – Leona Rose Melott, 50, of Rittman, formerly of Salineville, died May 27 at Summa Barberton Hospital.

Born May 13, 1963, in Alliance, she was the daughter of Roselin J. (Bettis) Francis and the late Robert A. Francis.

In addition to her mother of Alliance, she leaves three sons, Dougie (Emily) Hill and Brandon (Kayla) Hill of Rittman and Eddie Hill of Lemon Grove, Calif.; three daughters, Amanda (Ronald) McCourt of Dalton, Alisha (Johnny) Dalesandro of Rittman, Tiffany Melott (Trent McDevitt) of East Palestine; three brothers, David (Maria) Francis of Lemon Grove, Calif., Bill (Pam) Francis of Newton Falls and Jim (Bonnie) Francis of Alliance; and 12 grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Jennifer.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. June 7 at the Gednetz-Ruzek Funeral Home in Sebring.

Friends may call from 7 to 9 p.m. June 6 and one hour prior to the service on Friday at the funeral home. Burial will take place in Highland Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of the funeral home.

Friends may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com.