Services for JoAnn Leach will be Friday at 1 p.m. at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Union with Brother David Sellers, Brother Charles Davis and Dr. Dan Lanier officiating. Burial will follow in Erin Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
Mrs. Leach, 83, of Little Rock, died Saturday, March 26, 2016, at her residence. She graduated from Pelahatchie High School in 1950. She lived in Newton County for about 59 years. She has been of Baptist faith since 1943 and she was also a member of Duffee Baptist Church.
Survivors include her son, Alton Leach and wife, Judy, of Little Rock; daughter, Marilyn Fike and husband, Keith, of Meridian; grandchildren, David Leach and wife, Catherine, of Meridian, Emily Skinner of Meridian and Caleb Leach of Little Rock; sisters, Sue Thomas of Taylorsville and Helen Richburg and husband, Lloyd, of Clinton; brothers, Edwin Ragan of Pelahatchie and John Paul Ragan and wife, Ann, of Morton; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Moses Earl and Hattie G. Ragan; husband, Thomas Leach; and infant son, David Leach.
Pallbearers will Tim Dupree, Jeff Richburg, Jason Richburg, John Thomas, Steven Tyson, Mark Ragan, Chad Ragan, Nick Ragan and Wesley Thomas.
Visitation will be Thursday, from 5-7 p.m., at the funeral home.
Published on March 29, 2016