BURLINGTON - Mrs. Minnie Thelma Howard Leath, 95, died on Feb. 20, at her home.
She is the daughter of Mr. George T. Howard and Mrs. Maude Shaw Howard, both deceased. She was married to the late Mr. George N. Leath. She is survived by five daughters, Sandra Bass, of the home, Edna Faye Lee (Lawrence Sr.), Janice Leath, and Susan Pitre, all of Burlington, and Peggie Ashton of Maryland; five sons, Curry Leath and Robert Leath, both of the home. Thomas Leath (Sylvia) and Nathaniel Leath (Linda), both of Burlington, and the Rev. Charlie Leath (Jackie), of Warrenton; 34 grandchildren, 55 great-grandchildren and 30 great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Gertrude Blacknell, of Burlington; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
The funeral will be on Monday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. at Jeffries Cross Baptist Church with the Rev. McArthur Pettiford as eulogist. Burial will be in Enoch Cemetery. Family visitation will be Sunday, Feb. 24, at Hargett and Bryant Funeral Home from 6 until 7 p.m. Public viewing will be Feb. 24 at the funeral home from noon until 8 p.m.