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Mary Belle Leonard

d. April 3, 2006

Friday, April 7, 2006 from noon until time of the service at the Second Missionary Baptist Church in Vandalia, Missouri.

Friday, April 7, 2006 at 2:00 p.m. at the Second Missionary Baptist Church in Vandalia, Missouri.
Officiating will be: Rev. Jeffrey Mims.
Music provided by: church choir and Delores Smith, soloist.
Interment will be in the Vandalia Cemetery.

Mary Belle Leonard passed away at 6:05 a.m. Monday, April 3, 2006 at the Tri-County Care Center in Vandalia, Missouri.

Born: March 27, 1898 in rural Lincoln County, Missouri the daughter of Lorenzo and Alice (Pruitt) Carter.

Married: Clemon Parsons who preceded her in death; she then married Roy Leonard, who also preceded her in death in 1981.

Survivors include: one son, Mython and wife, Gloria Parsons of Battle Creek, Michigan; one daughter, Alcena and husband, William Givens of Vandalia; one foster daughter, whom she raised, Mrs. Andre (Anne) Bohannon of East Peoria, Illinois; a foster granddaughter, whom she raised, Mrs. Teresa Osborne of East Peoria, Illinois; ten grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; many great-great-grandchildren; one brother, Charles Carter Sr. of Springfield, Illinois and a host of nephews and nieces.

Preceded in death by: three brothers, four sisters, two granddaughters and one great-grandson.

Memorials may be made to Second Missionary Baptist Church, 314 S. Taylor St., Vandalia, MO 63382.

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