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Mary Evelyn Leonard

January 14, 2019

 

Mary Evelyn Leonard, of Sharpsburg, passed away at The Benton House on January 13, 2019.  She was born in Greenville, South Carolina on February 21, 1922 to the late Joseph and Annie Travis.  Mrs. Leonard had a career as a para-legal.  She will be remembered for her love of dancing and reading; as well as her wonderful ability as a pianist and organist.  She was also an avid Atlanta Braves and UGA Bulldog fan. 

 

Mrs. Mary Evelyn Leonard is survived by her daughter, Lynn Kelley (Richard); her brother, Harold Travis (Marge); her sisters, Betty Smith and June Cohran; her grandchildren, Scott Herren and Blake Clark (Kelsey); her great grandchild, Liam Clark.

 

A memorial service will be held at Higgins Hillcrest Chapel on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 at 2:00 p.m.  Pastor Dan Akins will officiate the service.  The family will receive friends at the funeral home from noon until service time on Wednesday.

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