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Deloris Elizabeth Newton Leddon


1943 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Deloris Elizabeth Newton Leddon Obituary
MARSHALL Memorial services for Deloris Elizabeth Newton Leddon, 71, of Marshall, TX will be held 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, May 28, 2014, in the Chapel of Downs Funeral Home with Rev. Kent Bird officiating.

Family, friends, and cherished customers are invited to gather for visitation from 6:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday, May 27, 2014, at Downs Funeral Home. Mrs. Leddon passed away May 25, 2014.

Deloris Elizabeth Newton Leddon was born March 19, 1943 in Metter, Georgia to Joe Bruce and Cora Elizabeth Atkinson May.

Deloris was a hardworking, God-loving Christian woman who was a member of Northside Baptist Church of Plant City, FL, Trinity Methodist Church of Plant City, FL and Bell Street Baptist Church of Marshall, TX. Deloris was married to Edward Newton and George Leddon, both of whom have preceded her in death. She was employed by Walmart for over 12 years, and then retired from Brookshires after 12 years of employment.

Surviving Deloris are her children, Bruce Edward Newton of Hinesville, GA, Brian E. Leddon and wife Katie and Terry Albert Leddon and wife Carolyn, all of Odessa, TX, Cynthia Kay Skinner and husband Jeff of Marshall, TX; grandchildren, Justin Newton of Hazelhurst, GA, Kayla Bingham and husband Chris, Stephanie Leddon Jones and husband Christopher, Chelsea Leddon, all of Odessa, Anna Hutchings of Norfork, VA, R.W. Skinner of Marshall, TX; great grandchildren, Stephan Hutchings, Tyler Bingham, Landon Bingham of Odessa, TX, Aiden Hutchings of Norfork, VA; nieces, nephews, and many beloved relatives and friends.

Deloris was preceded in death by her brothers and sisters, Myrtle Leopard, Bernice May, Gladys Tyra, Joe May, Jr., Grady May, Betty Meyers; parents; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Charlie and Minnie Leddon; 5 nephews and 2 nieces.

Honorary pallbearers will be Bruce Newton, Brian Leddon, Terry Leddon and Jeff Skinner.
Published in Odessa American on May 27, 2014
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