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Elizabeth (Betsy) Leonard, 82, of Owensboro

 

1flowerOWENSBORO, KY - Elizabeth "Betsy" Leonard, 82, of Owensboro, Kentucky passed away Thursday, November 24, 2011, at Owensboro Medical Health System after a lengthy illness and short stay at Hillcrest Nursing Home.

Betsy was born November 4, 1929 to the late Henry L. and Virgie Tanner of Owensboro. She was retired from General Electric Company. She dearly loved her family, friends and pets. She found great joy in reading.

Preceding her in death, other than her parents, is her son, Jed Alan Leonard of Owensboro and sister, Delores Johnson of Cabool, MO.

She is survived by her husband of nearly 65 years, William A. Leonard; daughter, Patricia Morrow (Tony) of Philpot, KY; son, William L. Leonard (Margaret) of Paducah, KY; granddaughter, Christy Morrow (Dave Morris) of Lexington; grandson, Scott Morrow of Alexandria; sister, Patricia Harris and sister-in-law, Hallie Lott of Owensboro.

A private family memorial was held with ennichement at Resurrection Cemetery. James H. Davis Funeral Home & Crematory in Owensboro was in charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Hospice of Western Kentucky, 3419 Wathens Crossing, Owensboro, KY 42301.

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