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Barbara Elizabeth Leitch

Sep 25, 2017

Barbara Elizabeth Leitch, 84, of Marionville, Mo., formerly New London, died  September 15, 2017, in Marionville.

The memorial service will be September 30 at 3:00 at Elliott Chapel, New London. The family will receive friends from 1:30-3:00. Her daughter-in-law, JoAnn Leitch will officiate. Inurnment will be at a later date. A memorial has been established.

She was born July 1, 1933, in Churubusco, Ind. to Thomas Carl and Maude Elizabeth Bennett Gaff. April 13, 1952, she married Ray L. Leitch Sr. in Churubusco.  He died March 29, 2015.


She was a graduate of Churubusco High School. She worked at Sylvania and R.R. Donnelley. She enjoyed rock collecting, bowling and painting.


Survivors include sons, Ray Leitch (Joan) of Marionville, Terry (Kimberly) Leitch of Forest City and Delacy (Nancy Ann) Leitch of Orlando, Fla.; daughter, Dawn (David) Dameron of Mount Holly, N.C.; thirteen grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren; one sister, Shirley Stampe; and brothers, Ray Gaff of Mansey, Ind., John Gaff of Columbia City, Ind. and Leonard Gaff of Huntertown, Ind.


Besides her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a grandson; brothers, Therlo, Carl and Rodger; and sisters, Ilene Gordon, Mary Gray, Willodene Kirkpatrick, and Nevah Fulk.

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