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Zana L Legan, 68, of Wadestown, WV died Monday, July 12, 2004 at her residence. She was born January 31, 1936 in Lumberport, WV a daughter of the late Jesse J. and Mary Taylor McKeny.

Mrs. Legan graduated from New Albany High School in Indiana in 1954. She attended colleges in Indiana at Ball State University, Franklin College, and Indiana University. She also did work in West Virginia at Fairmont State University. While living in Indiana she worked in child welfare work in Johnson County, Indiana.

Surviving are husband, William C. Legan, whom she married on October 13, 1961, in New Albany Indiana after the death of her first husband, Larry Finnegan who died in 1960. One daughter, Tamra Finnegan Showen, of IL, three sons & spouses, Brent & Michele Legan of Wadestown, James & Lisa Legan of Great Falls, Montana, and Jon Andrew Legan, also of Great Falls, Montana; one sister, Sara Adams of Wyoming; six grandchildren, Jessica & Emily Showen, Taylor Legan, Brady Legan, Eli Legan, and Isabelle Legan.

She, her husband, and family moved from Indiana to the family farm in West Virginia in 1980. In West Virginia she was a teacher in adult education at Blackville. While living in Indiana she was quite active in the Youth Service Bureau and the Lord's Cupboard. Also, in Indiana she received the Franklin Chamber of Commerce Award for child welfare worker of the year.

She was a member of the St. Paul's Baptist Church of Fairview. She was involved in church boards, musical groups, and other activites related to the church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, James Milton McKeny who died in 1952.

Friends may call at the Owen-Neely Funeral Home in Blacksville, WV from 2-4 & 7-9 PM Wednesday. Funeral Services will be held in the funeral home at 11:00 AM Thursday with the Rev. Larry Harker officiating. Interment will follow in the Legan Cemetery which is being started on the family farm near Wadestown. 

 Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice Care Corp. 3363 University Avenue, Morgantown, WV  26505

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