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Geraldine Leach

April 8, 1927 — November 5, 2017

Mrs. Geraldine Leach, 90 of Evans, Georgia died Sunday, November 5th, 2017 at Thomson Heath and Rehabilitation in Thomson, Georgia. She was proceeded in death by her husband, Floyd Delmer Leach and a son, Lewin Dee Leach.

Geraldine was born in Missouri on April 8th, 1927 to Levi Abbott Barrows and Marie Amelia Wollam Barrows. She spent her early years in Kahoka, Missouri where she graduated from Kahoka High School. Geraldine and Floyd were married in Kirksville, Missouri on December 7th, 1946.

She was a member of First Baptist Church of Evans, Georgia where she was involved with the Adult Sunday School class. She made great friends at her Silver Sneakers exercise class and enjoyed crossword puzzles and spending time with her family and friends. She was a past Worthy Matron of Kahoka Chapter # 40, O.E.S. and past Mother Advisor of Rainbow for Girls.

Mrs. Leach is survived by a son, Newton Dale Leach and his wife, Mary Louise Leezer Leach; a daughter, Kimberly Lee Leach and partner Jerry Jones. Her grandchildren: Sarah Harper Scott, Micah Abbott Leach and his wife April Dawn Johnson Leach, Rachel Bennett Leach, Justin Joseph Roybal and wife Amanda Hicks Roybal and Joel Patrick Roybal.

Geraldine "GG" – to her great-grandchildren; Anna Harper Scott, Brooklyn Grace Leach and Bryan Christian Dean, as well as Lille Ann, Kaylee Mae, Alesia Brooklynn, Liam Joseph and Hunter Ramsay Roybal. Geraldine is also survived by her siblings Roland Guy Barrows, Ray Lee Barrows and Marilyn Barrows Zinnert. Additionally, she is survived by her sisters-in-law; Beverly Gutting Barrows, Coleen Goodson Barrows Hancock, Anita Richey Barrows and Nadine Hand Barrows.

In addition to her husband and infant son, she was preceded in death by her parents and her siblings: Harold Leroy Barrows, Thera Allen Barrows, Lester Howard Barrows, Norman Mark Barrows, Carolyn Kay Barrows Doeing Underwood and Ina Lou Barrows Wendling Wray. She was also preceded in death by a sister-in-law: Sandra Jane Russell Barrows.

A memorial was held on Saturday, December 9th at 2pm at Wilson Funeral Home. Family received friends from 1 p.m. on Saturday until time of services. Music included: "In The Garden", "Amazing Grace" and "I Have A Dream".

If desired, memorials may be made to the Paul Rowe Historical Museum, 252 N. Morgan Street Kahoka, Missouri 63445.

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Saturday, December 09, 2017
1:00 PM

Wilson Funeral Home
975 E. Main
Kahoka, Missouri 63445

Memorial Service

Saturday, December 09, 2017
2:00 PM

Wilson Funeral Home
975 E Main
Kahoka, Missouri 63445

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