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Chesapeake - Gloria Nunn Leach, 93, of Chesapeake, VA passed away on Saturday, April 5, 2014. She was born in Kinston, NC 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; daughter, Ann Mengarelli and husband Jim of Girard, KS; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at Westview Cemetery, Kinston, NC.
Howard-Carter Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. On-line condolences may be sent to howardandcarter.com
Howard-Carter Funeral Home - Kinston
1608 W Vernon. St. Kinston, NC 28504
Published in The Virginian Pilot on Apr. 9, 2014