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Neta M. Leonard

Monday, February 21, 2011

Neta Leonard
Neta M. Leonard, age 86, of Cherokee, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011, at the Cherokee Villa. Memorial graveside services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at Oak Hill Cemetery in Cherokee. Rev. Magrey R. deVega officiating.

The Greenwood Funeral Home in Cherokee is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent at www.greenwoodfuneral.com.

Neta Davee Leonard, the daughter of Harry and Myrta (Smith) Davee was born Nov. 9, 1924 in Rozell, Kan.

She was united in marriage to Duane Leonard on June 28, 1951 in Spencer. Neta was a member of St. Paul's United Methodist Church where she taught Sunday School for nine years. For many years she was a Girl Scout and 4-H leader.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Duane on August 15, 1991; one son, Rodney Allen on January 3, 1958; five sisters; one brother; and her parents, Harry and Myrta Davee.

She is survived by one daughter, Nancy Leonard of Cherokee; as well as several nieces; nephews; and friends.