Leslie Bohannon

Leslie Bohannon, 61 of China Spring, passed away surrounded by her family Tuesday, August 8, 2017.

Visitation: Friday, August 11, 2017 from 6:00PM to 8:00PM at Lake Shore Funeral Home, 5201 Steinbeck Bend in Waco

Funeral Service: Saturday, August 12, 2017 at 10:00AM at Lake Shore Funeral Home in Waco.

Leslie Bohannon, 61, of China Spring, passed away Tuesday, August 8, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 12, at Lake Shore Funeral Home with Pastor Larry Cathey officiating. Burial will follow at China Spring Cemetery.

Leslie was born September 23, 1955 in Bryan. She met the love of her life, Kevin Bohannon, at the age of 17 and they have been happily married for 44 years. Leslie will forever be remembered for her funny and carefree personality, as well as for her love of dancing to oldies.

She was preceded in death by her Mom, Jean; father-in-law, Harold Cecil Bohannon; brothers-in-law, Gary and Jesse Bohannon; and sister-in-law, Linda Bohannon.

Leslie is survived by her husband, Kevin Bohannon of China Spring; son, Jason Bohannon and wife, Dawn of China Spring; daughter, Amie Bohannon of China Spring; son, Ben Bohannon and wife, Hannah of Baytown; grandchildren, Gage Gunter, Kaylee Bohannon, Zachary Bernardi, Gracie Bohannon and Mason Gist; brothers-in-law, Bob Bohannon and wife, Jenny of Montgomery, David Bohannon and wife, Cindy of China Spring, Jimmy Bohannon and wife, Sheila of Robinson and Paul Bohannon and wife, Judy of Waco; and numerous other family members.

The family wishes to thank Leighanna Bohannon for her love and special care during this time.

Contact Information:

Lake Shore Funeral Home and Cremation Services

5201 Steinbeck Bend Dr
Waco, TX 76708
United States (US)
Phone: (254) 752-5900

Place of Service: Lake Shore Funeral Home Chapel , 5201 Steinbeck Bend; Waco, TX 76708

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Condolence Messages

  1. David Bohannon :

    Leslie was a wonderful wife, mother and sister-in-law . We all loved her dearly and will miss her presence deeply. Words cannot even begin to express our sorrow.

  2. May I offer my sincere condolences. May your hearts find comfort in God’s Word where it states: “He will swallow up death forever, and the Lord will wipe the tears from all faces.” (Isaiah 25:8) May your loved one awaken to a world where there will be peace, no sickness (Isaiah 33:24), and no more troubles (Revelation 21:4) throughout eternity (Psalm 37:29). May your hearts find comfort and hope in God’s Word, family, friends and good memories at this time. My deepest sympathy to you.

  3. Sharon Young :

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Just know that Leslie is not suffering any longer. I loved Leslie and will truly miss her. RIP my sweet friend!

  4. I am sorry for your loss I have known Leslie since our years together working at Hillcrest Hospital. She was a wonderful person and I really enjoyed working with her. She will be missed.

  5. Lindsey Parker :

    Praying for you all in this time. Lifting spirits up and sending hope and light your way!

  6. Nimmie Bryant :

    I am so sorry for your loss,Leslie was a very sweet lady and will be missed a lot.God Bless all of you.

  7. Sherry Bryant :

    Kevin & family, I am so sorry to hear about Leslie. She was always such a fun loving person & so funny to be around. I remember how much fun she was ar the ball park all those years ago when Amy & Julie were playing ball. May God be with you in your grief & know she is in a better place

  8. Tracie Farmer Roe :

    Kevin, Amy, Jason and Ben: My heart aches for you all. I remember her vibrant spirit growing up as a kid. Leslie was always so funny and fun. May your memories be filled with love and her laughter as you walk through this difficult time.

  9. Stephanie Barrett :

    I’m so sorry for yalls loss. May the Lord be with u guys in yalls time of need!

  10. Jennifer Goode :

    Sending our love and condolences from the Tabor family! If yall need anything at all please don’t hesitate to let us know.

  11. Connie Palmer :

    So sorry for your loss. Will keep all of you in my prayers that you find peace and comfort.

  12. Praying for peace and comfort for the Bohannon family. Thanking God for removing Leslie’s suffering.

  13. Diana Hand Kuehl :

    Kevin & Family, my thoughts, prayers, love & sympathy are with your family. My heart aches for your family. Leslie touched my heart as she was a happy, fun, loving person. I always enjoyed her calls to me at CTIW.
    May Our precious Lord hold you in His arms and give you peace & comfort. 🙏

  14. To The Bohannon Family,
    We are truly sorry for the loss of Leslie and will be praying for Your Family. I always Loved her competitive spirit and her quick comebacks when you got her fired up! Leslie always told it like it was.
    Cara Hanna and The Hanna Family

  15. Lesley was such a fun person to be around and to know. She had a generous, loving heart. I know she is free from the suffering she has endured for the last few years., in the arms of Jesus. She was too young to leave you all. But we don’t get to choose. I am thinking of you all in your grief and praying for your peace at this sad, sad time. I just got back into town and due to personal illness’ I may not make it to the service tomorrow. But I will try, but know, that if I don’t make it, I am with you all in my thoughts and prayers. Had such fun watching Ben and JP play ball.

  16. Lori mendiola :

    Sorry for your lost. Leslie was a sweek,funny young lady who will be missed by many, sending prayers to all her family and friends

  17. Gary & Barbara Kubitza :

    Kevin & family ,
    When no cure is in sight , God brings peace by calling his loving ones back home .
    We always had a great time when ya’ll came out to visit .
    Leslie was a good person & will be missed by many .

  18. So sorry for your loss! She is in the arms of our lord and with no pain. My prayers to all the family.🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏

  19. Gilby Beckham :

    I can still hear her voice at baseball games still in my head. What a a wonderful spirit she had. She will be missed, I pray for peace for Kevin and the rest of the Bohannon family!!!

  20. Diane Peterson :

    Our deepest sympathy to your family. I always admired Leslie’s fun loving attitude, honesty, and sharp wit. She always had a smile on her face and never met a stranger. God bless.

  21. Lisa Chatfield :

    I loved when her peach trees started bowing down and she would always bring a bowl or basket of peaches over and one day I caught her out at the road feeding peaches to our horses and they’re big slobbery tongues were making her laugh so hard. We both got a good laugh out of that. It breaks our heart to see what has happened to her and to your family.

  22. Theresa Girard Avants :

    To Jason and the Bohannon family, you are in my thoughts and prayers. I’m sorry for your loss. She was a sweet,funny lady.

  23. Kaylee bohannon :

    She was the best grandma a child could ask for I will miss her so much

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