She was born on Feb. 10 in Winchester, Illinois. She married Engolf Norman Deros in Peoria, Illinois, on March 25, 1951. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake LDS Temple.
Leona was an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and had a great love of genealogy and temple work. She loved to spend time with her family, especially with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.
She is survived by her children: Carmen V. (Glade) Prescott of Francis, Utah; Mark A. (Denise) Deros of Lubbock, Texas; Flash L. (Pam) Deros of Francis, Utah; Shane N. (Citalli) of Santaquin, Utah; E. Layn (Denise) Deros of Grantsville, Utah; Mynn Z. (Steve) Pavlides of Las Vegas, Nevada; Reggie J. (Amy) Deros of Riverton, Utah; Shana M. Rummel (Mark) of Roy, Utah; Joey Shryock ( Naomi) of Lathrop, California; 40 grandchildren and 56 great-grandchildren; brothers, Clarence (Marsha) Sours and Billy (Deb) Sours; and sisters, Bessie Carlton, Betty (Joe) Smith, Dorothy Farrar and Thelma Chaplin.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Engolf; brothers, Charles Verlin Sours, Gene Sours and Ira Junior Sours; sisters, Mildred Louise Kerr, Mary Ellen Arnett; and a sister at birth.
Funeral services will be Saturday, Oct. 13 at 12 p.m. in the Kamas LDS Ward Chapel. Viewing will be at the church from 10-11:45 a.m. prior to the service. Interment will be in the Marion Cemetery.
Online condolences may be given at crandallfhevanston.com.