Virginia Ruth Leatherwood, 79, of Sykesville, died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2013, at home.
Born, April 17, 1933, in Baltimore, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Mary Lark Todd. She was the wife of Martin O. Leatherwood, her husband of 59 years, who died in 2010.
She had worked as a deli manager for Super Fresh before her retirement. She was a member of Oakland United Methodist Church in Sykesville. She enjoyed crocheting, solving jigsaw puzzles and canning, and was especially known for her pickles. She was an avid Baltimore Orioles fan.
Surviving are daughter and son-in-law Ginger Leatherwood and Eddie Shehane, of Finksburg; a grandson, Christopher Shehane, of Richmond, Va.; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a brother, Earl Todd.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Haight Funeral Home & Chapel, 6416 Sykesville Road, Sykesville.
A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Donna Renn officiating. Interment will follow in Old Oakland Cemetery in Sykesville.
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