CHESAPEAKE, VA - Gloria Nunn Leach, 93, of Chesapeake, Va., formerly of Kinston, passed away on Saturday, April 5, 2014. She was born in Kinston on August 3, 1920, the daughter of the late John and Vanna Sutton Nunn. She grew up in the Kinston area, graduating from Grainger High School. On May 17, 1952, she married Abidon G. Leach in Norfolk, Va. and he preceded her in death on August 9, 2003. In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Malcolm D. Nunn. Gloria worked as a bookkeeper for several businesses in the Norfolk area. After a minor stroke, she decided to stay with her daughter Ann for rehabilitation. Gloria loved her family and enjoyed spending time with them. She was a member of the United Christian Church in Kinston. Survivors include one son, James R. Leary and wife Phyllis, of Chesapeake, Va.; daughter, Ann Mengarelli and husband Jim, of Girard, Kan.; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 10, 2014, at Westview Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to howardandcarter.com. Howard-Carter Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Sign the guest book at kinston.com. (Paid obituary)
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Published in Free Press on Apr. 9, 2014