Leona Maxine Harmon

Leona Maxine Harmon, 95, died Monday, February 10, 2020, at her home in Hindsville surrounded by her loving family. She was born June 7, 1924, in War Eagle to Marion Francis and Cora George Vaughn. Leona was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. In her early years she worked as a hairdresser until she and her husband Kenneth moved to the Spring Valley area where they raised chickens and cattle for the rest of their lives. Leona enjoyed attending stock car races and traveling.

She is survived by one daughter, Linda Green; one grandson, Jeff Fitch and wife Kari; one great-grandson, Ledger Fitch; one great-granddaughter, Lively Fitch; four step-grandchildren, Jared Green (Stephanie), Jenna Dickey (David), Jill Brightwell (David), and Jaime Green; six step-great-grandchildren, Jack, Rollin, Remington, Arabella, Beckett, and Dean; one sister, Madyline McGarrah; and three brothers, Allen Vaughn, Wiley Vaughn, and Sam Vaughn.

Leona was preceded by her husband of 68 years, Kenneth Harmon; one grandson, Jonathan Stuart Fitch II; and one brother, Raymond Vaughn.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Elizabeth Richardson Center, 2190 S. Razorback Road, Fayetteville. A funeral service will be 2 p.m. Thursday, February 13, at Heritage Funeral Home chapel. Interment at Friendship cemetery will be private.

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Jim and Sherrill Reed

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Jerry Goolsby
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Jerry Goolsby

Dear Linda and family…you’ve had a difficult road lately…We’re praying for an abundance of God’s comfort, grace and love as you lay Mrs. Harmon to rest…We will be praying for all of you.
Jerry & Roberta Goolsby

Margaret (Mrs. Austin) Smith
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Margaret (Mrs. Austin) Smith

My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of your loss.

Charles and Betty Jo Gurley
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Charles and Betty Jo Gurley

You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Arlene Treat Johnson
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Arlene Treat Johnson

Linda,
So sad to hear about your loss. Your mom was one of my mom’s best friends and I thought she was the most beautiful woman I’d ever seen. I remember her doing my mom’s hair and your dad always treating me like a princess. My heart goes out to you at such a loss. I pray that God will wrap you in His arms and give you peace.
Arlene Treat Johnson

Marjorie Hammond Niblock
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Marjorie Hammond Niblock

I am 88 years of age and have known the Harmon Family all of my life. My parents Ira and Ruth Hammond were friends with Sam and Rachel Harmon (parents of Kenneth Harmon). Rachel Harmon would not only bake one pie but several if friends were at her home. Kenneth’s sister Geneva was a childhood friend of mine. I have known Leona for years and when she would come in to see us at the Niblock Law Firm in Fayetteville, she would ordinarily be driving a truck. She loved to drive a tractor as well. She was “my kind of… Read more »

Betty White
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Betty White

Ms.Leona was a special lady and I enjoyed knowing her through my banking days. We always had a great time visiting. My prayers to you, Linda and your family.