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Obituary: Betty Leonard, Columbus

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Betty Patton Leonard, 72 of Columbus passed away Friday, March 21, 2014 at Columbus Regional Hospital.

Before retiring she was a nurse's aide at Green Tree Assisted Living Facility. She was a member of Faith Chapel. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and enjoyed the outdoors.

The funeral will be conducted Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Norman Funeral Home in Hope with David Bragg officiating. Visitation will be Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from noon until service time at the funeral home. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be donated to Faith Chapel.

Born February 19, 1942 in Bartholomew County, Betty was the daughter of Melvin and Doris White Roberts. She married David Leonard June 20, 1975.

Survivors include her husband David of Columbus; children, Charles (Anita) Patton of Scipio, Carolyn (Lynn) Crussel of Westport, Jane (Mike) Webb of Seymour, Rebecca (Damon) Phillips of Freetown and David (Renae) Leonard of Columbus; eight grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; siblings, Carl (Louise) Roberts of Columbus, Robert Roberts of Franklin and Ethel (C.C.) Rooks of Freetown.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, brothers, Dale and Donald Roberts; a sister, Leona Petro; a grandson, Travis Leonard; and a great-grandchild, Alayna Wilson.

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