Serena Kay (Spencer) Leckrone, 65, of Shawnee, passed away on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 at the Fairhope Hospice Pickering House in Lancaster.

Serena was born on July 14, 1955 in McLish, Ohio, a daughter of the late Perl Jasper and Stella Rebecca (Simpson) Spencer.

Serena was a wife, a mom, a nanny, a sister, an aunt, a daughter, and a friend, a Christian, a partner/business owner at Leckrone Sanitation Inc., and a former E.M.T and Lions Club member. Serena lived by the words that family was everything. She was adventurous, fun-loving, generous, and welcoming to all. Serena enjoyed spending time with her family, dancing, cooking, horses, and her dogs.

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Dennis Leckrone; children Cassie (Josh) Starlin, Laura Leckrone, David Leckrone, and Chris Deitrick; grandkids Emma, Addyson, Austin, Kelsie, Jaylin, Jordan, Trevor, Caleb, Jacob, and Aries; great-grand kids Leah, Lincoln, and Weston; brother Mike (Joyce) Spencer; sisters Sue (Mell) Leckrone and Pam Spencer; life -long friends Gene and Pat Yocum; many nieces, nephews, friends; and last but not least, her dogs, Gizmo and Gracie.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her sister and brother-in-law Barbara Lou and Tom Pearl, and brother Perk Spencer.

Funeral services were held at noon on Tuesday, March 23 at the Hemlock Community Church with Pastor Michael Stover.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hemlock Community Church Building Fund 8860 Main St SE Hemlock, Ohio 43730.

Throughout Serena’s battle, Dennis read to her daily Psalms 91 Verses 1-16. We encourage you to find your strength in the Lord.

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