Leslie Ann Valentine, age 60, of Warsaw, formerly of Pierceton, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2021, at 8:47 p.m. in Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw.

Leslie was born Aug. 14, 1960, in Warsaw, to Leroy E. and Arlene Carper Valentine.

Leslie was a 1980 graduate of Whitko High School. She was previously employed at Christine’s Flowers and formerly enjoyed volunteering at Pierceton Elementary helping children. Leslie loved to play cards, read, watch her bird feeder, participate in Facebook and games.

Leslie  is survived by siblings: Margaret Ward, Janet (Tim) Meloy and Terry (Penny) Valentine; three nieces: Jessi (Greg) Miller, Amanda (Josh) Brown, Caryn Meloy; three nephews: Travis (Kelsey) Ward, Adam (Terra) Sellers, Andy Meloy. In addition, she is survived by 12 great nieces: Alana, Leah, Karson, Skye, Kaitlyn, Sedda, Sunny, Lilli, Emily, Ivy, Megan, Breanna; one great-great-niece, Kirsten; and one great-great-nephew, Kaydin.

She was preceded in death by both parents.

A funeral service will be held at noon on Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2021 at McHatton-Sadler Funeral Chapel, Warsaw, with a one hour calling prior to the service at the chapel. Chaplain Bob Jarboe will be officiating the services. Interment will follow at  Hillcrest Cemetery, Pierceton.

Due to current COVID-19 recommendations, masks are required. The public is kindly requested to provide their own. Social distancing is strongly encouraged. No food is permitted at this time.


Memorial donations may be made to Pierceton Fire Department, P.O. Box 526, Pierceton, IN 46562.

To sign the guestbook or send a condolence, go to www.mchattonsadlerfuneralchapels.com.