- Leah O. Ireland, 93, wife of the late Ora Ireland, Sr., passed away Oct. 24, 2016, at a Lincoln healthcare facility. She was born Jan. 19, 1923, in East Corinth, the daughter of George and Cora (Curtis) Brown.
Leah loved flowers and planting them. She enjoyed knitting, crocheting and cooking. She is survived by three daughters Bonnie Nickerson, Nadine Clark and Carol Gary; two sisters Georgia Smart and Alma Fleming; two brothers Hugh Brown and Wilfred Brown; 13 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren; great-great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016, at South Chester Cemetery, with the Rev Mark W. York officiating. Condolences may be expressed at clayfuneralhome.com.
Published on  October 26, 2016