Monday, June 27

Ila Mae Hunt Leonard Passes


Ila Mae Hunt Leonard, age 93, passed Thursday, June 23, 2011, at Forsyth Medical Center. Services were held Sunday, June 26, 2011 at 4:30 PM at Calvary United Church of Christ with Rev. Kelly Barefoot and Rev. Harold Holste officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Born in Davidson County on May 27, 1918, daughter of the late George Elijah and Laura Kearns Hunt. On August 15, 1937, she was married to Everette Edward Leonard, who preceded her in death on March 1, 1993. She was also preceded in death by a son, Jerry V. Leonard; three sisters, Annie Belle Cecil, Onnie Hunt, Annie Lee Hunt; and two brothers, Clay Hunt and Charlie Hunt. Mrs. Leonard is survived by two daughters, Rebecca Gaddy and husband Calvin of New London, and Margaret “Maggie” Lowe and husband Jesse of Welcome; two sons, Roy Leonard and wife Ann of Mt. Airy, and R. Dale Leonard and wife Delores of Thomasville; one daughter-in-law, Carol Leonard of Friendswood, Texas; grandchildren, Kim Mathis and husband Doug, Chrystal White and husband Joseph, Jerry Leonard and wife Cindy, Wendy Loggins, Xan Jackson and husband Tom, Lisa Tilley, Amy Surratt and husband Randall, Ashley Leonard and wife Dawn, Alexandra Shadroui and husband Mike, Courtney George and husband Ben, Edward Leonard and wife Sarah, and Natasha Castel and husband Aaron; twenty great grandchildren, one great-great granddaughter, seven step-grandchildren, eight step-great grandchildren.

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