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Colleen Leavitt

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We Live in Hearts We Leave Behind~Thomas Campbell

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Colleen Leavitt

Funeral services will be Tuesday, August 10, 1999 for 72-year-old Colleen Leavitt of Ellis Grove who died Saturday at her home.

Born January 24, 1927 in Gorham, the daughter of Claude and Bessie Mae (Collier) Cox.

She married John Todd in 1946 in Grand Tower and he preceded her in death. She then married James Leavitt on August 29, 1953 at Fort Gage, Illinois and he also preceded her in death.

Survivors include two sons, John Todd of Clarksville, TN and Carl "Spot" Todd of Chester. Five daughters, Barbara Brown of Chester, Shelby Powell of Ava, Joann Meyer and Karen Long both of Ellis Grove and Rebecca Dudenbostel of Cahokia. One brother, George Cox of Dupo and one sister, Doris Kohlenberger of Sterling. 10 grandchildren and two great grandchildren also survive.

Her parents, husbands and one brother preceded her in death.

Friends may call after 4pm Monday, August 9 at the Schroeder McClure Funeral Chapel in Chester.

Funeral Services for Colleen Leavitt will be Tuesday, August 10 at 10am at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Ellis Grove with Deacon Al DuBois officiating, burial will be in the Ellis Grove Cemetery.

Memorials can be made to St. Mary’s Church of Ellis Grove.