AHOSKIE, NC – Kathy Martin Leonard, age 64, passed away on July 6, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her family.
Mrs. Leonard was born in Portsmouth, VA, on July 29, 1952, a daughter of the late Joseph and Rachel Harrell Martin. Kathy worked for the maintenance department at the NC Department of Transportation.
Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, Donnie Martin, a sister, JoAnn Vann, and a step daughter, Veronica Bunch.
Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband, Floyd “Butch” Leonard, two daughters, Melissa Leonard, and Cindy Lassiter, both of Ahoskie, NC; two sisters, Jean Dilday, and Gwendolyn Ayers both of Ahoskie, NC; two step daughters, Deanne Dilday and husband, Joe of Conway, NC, and Donna Place and husband, Neil of Creswell, NC; five grandchildren; and several great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, July 9, 2017, from 7:00 pm until 8:30 pm at Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service, Ahoskie, NC, and other times at the home.
A celebration of life graveside service will be held on Monday, July 10, 2017, at 11:00 am at the Highland Memorial Gardens, Ahoskie, NC, with Rev. Elmer Vann, officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made directly to the American Cancer Society, 930 Wellness Drive #B, Greenville, NC 27834 or you may donate online by clicking here or to the family to help with medical and final expenses you may donate online by clicking here.
Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Leonard family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting www.garrettsykesfs.com.
Date: Sunday, July 9, 2017
Time: 7:00 pm
Date: Monday, July 10, 2017
Time: 11:00 am
Highland Memorial Gardens
Rev. Elmer Vann will be officiating the service.
Memorial contributions may be made directly to the American Cancer Society, 930 Wellness Drive #B, Greenville, NC 27834 or to the family to help with medical and final expenses.
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