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Mrs. Linda Grace Smith Leonard

April 19, 1946 — March 23, 2023

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Mrs. Linda Grace Smith Leonard

Mrs. Linda Grace Smith Leonard, age 76, passed away surrounded by her loving family from her long-term complication with Alzheimer’s Disease at Ogeechee Area Hospice on Thursday, March 23, 2023. Mrs. Leonard was born in Guyton to the late Adelbert Smith and Gracie Tuten Smith on April 19, 1946. Mrs. Leonard was a member of Trinity Baptist Church and was a loving and caring home maker. She enjoyed spending time with her family, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

 

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by two brothers, Bobby Smith and Billy Smith and two sisters, Naomi Richards and Elvie Bowers.

 

Survivors include her loving husband of 59 years and her caretaker for the last 8 years, Richard Herman Leonard, Sr.; son, Richard “Rick” Herman Leonard, Jr. and his wife Nadia of Gulf Breeze, FL; two daughters, Carey Denise Leonard and her husband Dan Erdman of Ada, MN and Lori Michelle Williams and her husband David of Brooklet; one brother, Andy Smith and his wife Joan of Metter; one sister, Carolyn Cobb; eight grandchildren, Allysa Duray and her husband Eric, Matthew Howell and his wife Annamarie, Aaron Voborny, Jessica Jones, Stephanie Poston and her husband David, Ashley Derrick and her husband Ricky, Cailey Williams and Bryn Williams; ten great grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

 

Visitation will be held on Sunday, March 26, 2023 from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. at Flanders Powell Funeral Home.


Funeral service will be held on Monday, March 27, 2023 at 1:00 p.m. in the Flanders Powell Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Joe Eason officiating.

 

Burial will be held on Monday, March 27, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Glennville.

 

To sign the online register, please visit www.flanderspowellfuneralhome.com.

 

Flanders Powell Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Linda Grace Smith Leonard.

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Visitation

Sunday, March 26, 2023

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

Flanders Powell Funeral Home & Crematory

197 S College St, Pembroke, GA 31321

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Funeral Service

Monday, March 27, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Flanders Powell Funeral Home & Crematory

197 S College St, Pembroke, GA 31321

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Burial

Monday, March 27, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Glennville

8819 US-301, Glennville, GA 30427

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