WEST COLUMBIA:Graveside service for Leatrice “Leaddy” Addy, 81, will be held 1pm Saturday, May 9, 2009, at Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church Cemetery, officiated by Rev.Valerie Hahn. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8pm this (FRIDAY) evening at Thompson Funeral Home of West Columbia. Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice of the Midlands, 3300 Sunset Blvd., Ste. 102, West Columbia, SC 29169.
Mrs. Addy, widow of Roland Durham Addy, died Wednesday, May 6, 2009, after a long illness. Born in Rock Hill, SC, she was a daughter of the late Belvin Gilmore Dease and Avie Swink Dease. She was a member of Mt. Tabor Lutheran Church and was retired from Aetna Life and Casualty. The family would like to thank the nurses and caregivers of Heartland Hospice who helped us through this emotional time; and a special thanks to caregiver Bertie Altman.
Survivors are her son, Roland “Skeet” Addy of West Columbia; sisters, Phylliss Minton (Ernest), Judy Covington (Mike) both of Rock Hill and Vonicille Hutto of Hickory, NC; sisters-in-law, Beverly Corley and Diane Wise (Roosevelt) all of West Columbia; brother-in-law, Leo Blight of West Columbia; three grandchildren, Matthew Addy (Bridgett), Amanda Addy and Allyson Addy all of West Columbia. Mrs. Addy was preceded in death by her daughter, Sherryl Jones, brothers, Belvin G. Dease, Jr., and Raymond Dease and sister, Marcelene Kerr.