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IDAHO FALLS, ID -- Leone Ellen Browning, 64, of Ammon, passed away October 3, 2008, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center of Lymphoma.
She was born June 2, 1944, in Sydney, Australia, to Allen Dillon and Lillian May Baxter Dillon. She attended schools in Australia.
She married Archie Basil Browning, and was later sealed to him October 10, 1981, in the Idaho Falls LDS Temple. They lived in Boise, Rigby, and Idaho Falls. She worked several years as office manager for Dr. Richard Pedersen, and most recently at Dales Jewelry. Archie preceded her in death October 31, 1999.
She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served in various positions, currently serving as ward Relief Society President. She enjoyed genealogy, music, skiing, the ocean, and especially spending time with her children and grandchildren Alexis, Taya and Brie.
Daughter: Lisa Ellen (Steve) Belnap, Idaho Falls, ID
Son: Andrew James (Shandee) Browning, Idaho Falls, ID
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and a son, Roger Allen Browning.
Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m., Thursday, October 9, 2008, at Wood Funeral Home East Side, 963 S. Ammon Road. The family will visit with friends Wednesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Thursday 10 - 10:45 a.m. at Wood Funeral Home East Side, 963 S. Ammon Road. Burial will be in the Annis-Little Butte Cemetery in Menan.
Condolences received online:
Gary and Laraine Sant
We are sorry for your loss.
Derek & Hailey Belnap
Our thoughts,prayers, and love are with you . . . We will all miss her but never forget the good times we all had at family get togethers. We love you!!!!
Your mom was my Relief Society President for the past couple of years. She reminded me of Hailey Mills. I didn't know her well, but I did know her enough that she lived her life with dignity and grace. She lived her service until the very end and she touched my life for good. Thank you for sharing your mom with our ward. We love her very much.
Love, Julie John
Kristin (Mays) Dalton
I just saw the obituary for your mom today and it made me so sad for you and your loved ones. I'm so sorry for your loss and hope that you will find comfort in the Lord and those around you. I'll be thinking of you and praying for you in this time of grief.
-Kristin (Mays) Dalton-
Natalie Madsen and Family
We were very sad to hear about Leone. She was a great lady. We will miss her very much. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
Love, Natalie, Mark and kids
My condolences, Leone was so full of life. She will be sorely missed.
Love The Bowmans
Dear Lisa, Andrew & family,
I am so very sad for the loss of such a gracious woman. Your Mother was a very special person to so many. Her support for myself and for others, was incredible and she will always have a special place in my heart and in my memories. Very special hugs to all of you.
Judy and Dean Mortimer
Lisa and Andrew,
I just visited with your mom a couple of months ago in Dale's Jewelry. I hadn't seen her for years and there she was, as beautiful and gracious as always. I'm so very saddened by her untimely death and grieve for you, her beloved children and her grandchildren. Lisa, I am e-mailing Shulamit the sad news, as I know she would want to know.
Such a classy lady, in every way.
With love at this very difficult time,
Judy and Dean Mortimer
I am so sorry to hear about your dear mother. She's a wonderful woman. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Cindy Christensen and Family
I will be ever grateful for my friendship with Leone. She was a lot of fun and we will certainly miss her.
Christa (Higgins) Sargent
Lisa - I'm so sorry for your loss. I have such good memories of your mom. She was always so kind, graceful, and put together. And, who didn't, absolutely, love listening to her talk. We pray that the Lord will strengthen your family, so that you may be able to endure this difficult time. Our hearts are with you. Love, Christa
I was totally take back when I saw the notice of your mom's death in the paper over the weekend. I have known she and Archie since way back into the 70'. Your mom was the epitome of a class act lady.
Please let the lord help you through these difficult times my friend.
We will most sincerley miss her...
My heart is with you and Andrew and how privileged we are to have had Leone as your mother and as my longest friendship. my spirit will be with you as you farewell your mum tomorrow.
I have hastily put together the wonderful fun we had together and with mutual friends in our younger years, and let me assure you both we had a fabulous young life full of fun, friendships and love.
I would appreciate a copy of the service when it is convenient for you to send, and my Billo sends his love and very best wishes to you, he was very fond of Lone and used to tease her so!! She called him Billo
My fondest Love
Doug and Erma Higgins
Lisa and Andrew:
We would like to convey our deepest condolences. Your mother was a special woman who touch the hearts of all those who knew her.
She touched ours deeply. We will miss her. May God bless you and your families through this time of sorrow.
Love, Doug & Erma Higgins
We are all thinking of your family and want you to know how special Leone was to us. She is such a caring and loving person and always put a smile on our faces. She will be dearly missed and remembered in our hearts. God Bless.
Mountain West ENT.
Lisa and Andrew, I am so sorry for your loss. Leone was a wonderful woman. she was always warm and caring. I know that even though she is gone from here she will be watching over you and your children, for I know she loved you both very much. She expressed that in words and deeds. May the Lord bless you in the coming days and months as you grieve this loss. My prayers are with you both.
Love, Patty Boam
Mike and Kalli Belnap Family
Lisa and Andrew, We are terribly sorry for you loss! Leone meant so much to you guys and especially to Kalli and I and the kids. Church on Sundays will feel empty for a while. I have been contemplating on what to say and I know it may be odd, however I remember watching the movie Jordan to the Max. Michael Jordan was talking about the death of his father. I have always been impressed of the words that he said. "When my father died I had him for 32 years, I was very lucky, I looked at it as being lucky not as being disappointed that he wasn't around anymore. I was lucky that he was there when I needed him that he could influence my life to look at situations that I use to help make my decisions to this day. Some kids never have that! Sure, I would love to have him now, but people are put on this earth for a reason and you utilize that time because you never know when thats going to be taken away form you." The gospel is real! We are grateful to have you apart of our family!!! May God bless you during the upcoming days . . . . .
Dell & Sally Miller
Your mother was one of the most beautiful people we have ever had the pleasure of meeting. She was my Visiting teacher in the Lincoln II ward. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
May God give you peace with your loss.
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