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West Leland, 93, of Tallahassee's Miccosukee Community passed at home on Tuesday, June 3, 2014. Funeral services are 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Concord AME Church with burial in the Church Cemetery. Viewing-visitation is 3-7:30 p.m. Friday at TILLMAN OF MONTICELLO 850-997-5553. A lifelong Leon County resident, Mr. Leland was well-known throughout the Big Bend area. He was a retired farmer, well-known herbalist and a deacon at New Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church. Grieving his passing, yet grateful for his longevity are his wife: Delores Brown Leland; daughters, Hazel Leland, Phyllis Williams and Zabrina Riggins; sister, Lina Johnson; nine grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; along with numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and loving friends. He was predeceased by his parents, Elijah and Savannah Turner Leland; brothers, Garfield and Judson Leland and sisters, Essie Mae Green and Willie Mae Denmark.


Published in Tallahassee Democrat on June 12, 2014
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