Lila Jane Fletcher passed away Saturday, February 23, 2013, in Lenexa, Kan., peacefully in her sleep.
The funeral service will be Wednesday, Feb. 27, at the Langsford Funeral Home, Lee's Summit, Mo. Visitation will begin at 1 p.m. with a service to follow at 2 p.m.
Lila Jane was born in Windsor, Mo., on Jan. 7, 1931, to Roy H. and Imo M. Peace. She graduated from Windsor High School and wed Robert Leonard and raised four children. The family moved to Overland Park, Kan., in 1956. Lila Jane worked as a Secretary for Hobart Manufacturing for 15 years until her retirement. She attended Church at Emanuel Baptist in Overland Park and enjoyed her time with friends and family.
Lila Jane is survived by her four children, Jim Leonard, Betty Leonard- Perez, Deb Leonard-Larimore and Joyce Leonard. She has seven grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and additional family and friends.
Lila Jane is preceded in death by her parents, three brothers, and her spouse, Kenneth Fletcher.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be given to Kansas City Hospice, www.kansascityhospice.org.