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There will be no services.
Lorna Gay Leathers, age 79, of Flora, Illinois, passed away early Monday morning, September 19, 2022, at Deaconess Midtown Hospital in Evansville, Indiana.
She was born September 29, 1942, in Salem, the daughter of LeRoy Edward and Lucille (Lewis) Turner.
Gay was a longtime employee of Sparton Manufacturing in Flora. She enjoyed working crossword puzzles, watching movies and game shows, and coloring. She had a love for animals, ice cream, and sweets.
She is survived by her son: Blake Leathers of Flora; granddaughter: Shayna Leathers of Iola; great-grandson: Aiden Leathers of Iola; a sister: Nancy (Ray) Corry of Fairview Heights; and a niece: Lee Ann Corry of Flora.
She was preceded in death by her parents and 2 sisters: Anita Turner and Judith Turner.
There will be no services. Arrangements are by Frank & Bright Funeral Home and Cremation Services in Flora. Memorial donations are suggested to Fur a Good Paws and will be accepted through the funeral home. To share a memory or condolence, visit: www.frankandbright.com
blake and shayna i am sorry for the loss of your loving mother and grandmother hold your memories in your heart. gay was a positive influence for you and community.
Blake and family you are all in my thoughts and prayers. I so enjoyed getting to visit with her when I saw her out. May God's blessing be with you all at this hard time.
I remember fun school days with Gay and her sisters. Sorry for the Turner, Leathers, and Corry families at this time of loss.
So sorry to learn of Gay’s passing. We were classmates, Class of ‘60. Always enjoyed talking with her. She will be missed at reunion. My sympathies to her family.
Blake sending prayers and hugs. Your mom was special to alot of people. Loved our time and memories with her. RIP GAY and Fly high!
I first met Gay when I was 13 years old, I had joined a Country band that her former husband was a member of. We had several years together playing music at all the local and area clubs. Gay was always happy go lucky was a joy to be around as we all shared many good times trooping all over Southern Illinois. May she rest in peace. Condolences to all her family.
I have fond memories of my friendship with Gay that began while working with her at Sunbeam Plastics years ago.
I’m so sorry, Blake, Nancy, Lee Ann, and family. Gay was a wonderful woman.
I was shocked to read this. I worked with Gay at Spartons for years. My prayers are with t you .
Condolences to the family. She was a sweet lady and good friends with my mom & step mom.
Blake, Nancy, Lee Ann & Families, I am so so sad that this world has lost Gay’s wonderful and joyous presence. Her name really fit her personality. I have so many great memories of growing up next door to you and your Mom, Blake. My heart goes out to you all.
Sincere condolences to the family on your recent loss. I remember all you girls from when we lived on East Third Street.
So sorry for your loss. Gay was a wonderful lady. Prayers of comfort for all the family and friends.
So sorry for the loss of Gay! She was a very sweet Lady!
Blake...im so sorry. My family all loved Gay...can still hear her giggle. A wonderful friend to my sister Teri....she will be missed and thought of as a wonderful friend to me..
Gay was a long time best friend - she will be truly missed for her kindness and compassion for all. We had so many great times and laughs. Rest in peace, dear friend!
So so sorry for your mom's passing Blake.
My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. Always enjoyed talking with Gay. A former classmate that will be missed!
I am so very sorry for your loss! Mammy was always so good to all of us,especially Dalton,. She was loved by us all,and will be missed
My heart aches for Blake, Shayna and Aiden. Gay was such a sweet & fun person to be around. I always enjoyed talking to her. I don’t think I’ve ever seen her without a smile and her laugh was so infectious. Praying for the people that loved her that she left behind.
Fly high sweet friend. Loved to laugh with you, Judy, and Anita back in the day.
Blake, So sorry to hear about your mother. Remembering the happy times. Thoughts and prayers are with you and the family.
As your ex...I hope you Rest in Peace hon!
Gay, you will be so missed by many. You were always so kind and would give a helping hand and heart to anyone in need. You were a strong woman, mother and I will never forget your laughter. You , Nita and Judy could light up a room with all of your infectious laughter, I loved it. You will forever hold a place in my heart. I hope you and your sisters and my Mom are all together laughing away and hope we will meet again my friend. I love you. ❤️