Leola Leonard


FORT OGLETHORPE Leola Bartlett Leonard, died Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, at her residence. She was a lifelong resident of North Georgia and an active member of First Baptist Church of Fort Oglethorpe. Mrs. Leonard was a founding member of Calvary Baptist Church in Fort Oglethorpe where she played the organ for many years. She was had been employed by the Georgia Department of Labor for over 20 years. She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Royce Leonard.Survivors are sons, Ron Leonard and David Leonard, both of Ringgold; daughters, Marketta (Jim) Howard, Ringgold; grandchildren, Taylor Leonard, Mary Leonard, Daniel Leonard, Amy Smithson, Julie Standefer, and Darren Leonard; great-grandchildren, Allison Standefer, Jackson Standefer, Sarah Catherine Smithson, Ashley Smithson, and Isabella Leonard.Funeral services will be 1 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with Rev. Jason Thomas officiating. Interment in National Cemetery.Visit www.heritagefh.com to share words of comfort with the family and view the memorial tribute.The family would like to give special thanks to Wanda, Joyce, Lorie and Hospice of Chattanooga for the loving care they gave our mother.The family will receive friends from 11-1 p.m. today at Heritage Funeral Home, Battlefield Parkway.

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