Vallie Leigh

Monday, August 25, 2008
Vallie Leigh

PERRYVILLE, Mo. — Vallie B. Leigh, 92, of Chesterfield, Mo., formerly of Perryville, died Saturday, Aug. 23, 2008, at Delmar Gardens of Chesterfield.

She was born May 10, 1916, at Seventy Six, Mo., daughter of Charles V. and Bessie Smith. She and Gilbert Leigh were married May 10, 1935, and he preceded her in death Oct. 18, 1995.

Leigh was a member of the United Methodist Church, an assistant Girl Scout leader and was active in the Perry County Association for Retarded Children.

Survivors include two sons, Harold Leigh of North Kingston, R.I., and Charles "Joe" Leigh of Chesterfield; two daughters, Norma Bauer of St. Peter's Mo., and Vera Copeland of St. James, Mo.; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, two brothers and three sisters.

Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 6:30 to 9 a.m. Tuesday at Young and Sons Funeral Chapel in Perryville.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Bruce Owens officiating. Burial will be in Home Cemetery.