Leona “Kay” (Good) Swingley, 72, of Bethalto, passed away at 1 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, surrounded by her family.
She was born on Feb. 7, 1943, in Lomax, Ill., the daughter of the late John and Ida (Bell) Good.
She was formerly married to Daniel Swingley. They married on Nov. 23, 1990, in El Paso, Texas. He survives.
She had worked at Magic Landing and enjoyed knitting, and most of all spending time with her family and friends.
Leona is survived by two grandchildren, Ashley and Tony Santoni and Jennifer Pilger; seven great-grandchildren, Makala Bates, Erin Swingley, Bianca Swingley, Veronica Swingley, Tristen Swingley, Kaleb Bates and Levy Bates; three great-great-grandchildren, James Toombs, Kosten Greer and Brittany Highley; her stepchildren and their spouses, Shannon Bates of Albany, Wash., and Christopher (Blanca) Swingley of El Paso, Texas; one sister, Sandra Olson of Lomax, Ill., one uncle and his spouse, George (Francis) Ash of Fort Madison, Iowa; two aunts, Lanita Bernhart of Fort Madison, Iowa, and Deloris White of Iowa; and a niece, Marissa Bailey.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one daughter, Thursa Maguire; and one brother, David L. Good.
Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto.
Cremation rites will be accorded.
Memorials may be given to the funeral home for Kay’s funeral expenses.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.