Martha Jo Leonard – Obituary

By  | April 17, 2018 | Filed under: Limestone Chapel, Obituaries

Martha Jo Leonard age 81 of Athens, passed away Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Athens Limestone Hospital. Mrs. Leonard was born January 25, 1937 to Marvin Parvin and Kathryn Sweetland Parvin.

Services will be Thursday, April 19, 2018 11:00 a.m., at Lindsay Lane Baptist Church with Bill Perkins officiating. The body will lie in state from 10:00 a.m. until 10:45 a.m. prior to the service. Visitation will be Wednesday, April 18, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery.

Mrs. Leonard was a member of Central Church of Christ and Athens Rotary Club (Paul Harris Fellow). She served on Limestone County Sports Hall of Fame, a member of Athens Limestone County Community Foundation. She was a member of Council on Aging and a member of Polk Sallet Festival.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Freddie Leonard, Sr.; son, Rick Leonard; daughter-in-law, Anna Leonard.

Survived by two sons, Brett Leonard and Fred Leonard, Jr. both of Athens; one daughter, Nancy McBay and husband, Benjie of Athens; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; one brother, Dr. Morris “Buddy” White of Athens.

Pallbearers will be Heath McBay, Jake Leonard, Jeff Leonard, Ross Leonard, Kegan Ham and Freddy Leonard.

In lieu of flowers make memorials to your favorite charity in honor of Martha Jo Leonard.

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