The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX


November 13, 2012

Ira Leeth

Ira Elmer Leeth, 91, of Grandview, Mo., formerly of Greenville, passed away Nov. 13, 2012, at the Life Care Center of Grandview. Visitation will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, with the funeral service following at 2:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, 1416 Main Street, in Grandview, Mo.

Contributions are suggested to the Church Parking Lot Fund.

McGilley & George Funeral Home, 12913 Grandview Rd., Grandview, Mo. 64030 (816-966-0250) is in charge of arrangements.

Ira was born April 1, 1921, in White Pigeon, Mich., to Wilbur and Zulah Whisler Leeth. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Grandview.

Ira was an oil worker, and he worked in a TV repair shop and a small engine repair shop. He was an Army veteran of WWII and was past VFW Commander of Post 2559 in Tawakoni.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 57 years, Evelyn; and a son, Jerry Leeth.

Ira is survived by three sons, Ira Dewayne Leeth of West Tawakoni, Pat Thomas Leeth of Greenville and Preston Eugene Leeth of Greenville; two daughters, Rena G. Hall of Grandview, Mo., and Penny L. Leeth of Sand Springs, Okla.; 17 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren. 

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