She was a member of First United Methodist Church in Star City, where she was a member of the Will Emma Sunday School Class and United Methodist Women. She was also a member of the Lincoln County E.H.C. and was retired from the Bank of Star City.
Mrs. Leach was born on December 28, 1936 in Watson to the late Earl “Bud” and Mary Taylor Cox.
Also preceding her in death were her husband, Noel Leach; and two brothers, Earl “Son” Cox and William Eddie Cox.
Survivors include son, Michael (Leslie) Leach; daughter, Marsha (Jimmy) Hawkins, all of Star City; sister, Juanita Jones of Watson; three grandchildren, Lauren (Randall Shreve) Leach, Trent (Ally) Hawkins and Slade (Julie) Hawkins; and three great-grandchildren, Stella Shreve, Charlie Shreve and Annalee Hawkins.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 25, at 10 a.m. at Griffin Funeral Chapel with Bro. Brad Elrod officiating. Visitation is Friday, May 24 from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at Watson Cemetery.
Pallbearers are Mike McMillan, Merwin Fowler, Chuck Copeland, Jacob McGehee, Ben McGehee and Damon Jones.
Memorials may be made to: First United Methodist Church, 300 Washington St., Star City, AR 71667 or Lincoln County Relay for Life, C/O Connect Bank, PO Drawer 69, Star City, AR 71667.