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Joann Leary

12 October, 193523 October, 2020

Joann Coffey Leary, 85 was born in Morganton, NC on October 12, 1935. Joann was the daughter of the late Lemmie Coffey and Dillie Corpening.

Joann was a graduate of Olive Hill High School and worked for Drexel Heritage Furniture for 30 years. She was a member of Gaston Chapel A.M.E. Church and enjoyed cooking and being around her family.

Joann transitioned from this life to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Friday, October 23, 2020.

Those left to celebrate Joann's life and cherish her memories include her three sons; Ivery Leary, Jr., Gilbert Leary, and Clifton Leary, eleven grandchildren, nineteen great grandchildren, two great great grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends she will be greatly missed.

The family will receive friends thirty minutes prior to service.

The Leary family has entrusted arrangements to Kirksey Funeral Home of Morganton.

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  • Receiving of Family and Friends

    Friday, 30 October , 2020

  • Celebration of Life

    Friday, 30 October , 2020

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    Friday, 30 October , 2020

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Iverson Surratt Sr.

29 October 2020

One of my most wanted visit whenever I came to Morganton. A Beautiful smile and excellent conversations, that could go on and on.
I pray for Sympathy and FAITH Dear GOD you understand all things, We thank you GOD for the life of MS Joann Leary, We pray for strength and comfort for her love ones in JESUS name. Please LORD JESUS guide each one for the road ahead by your GRACE give them the FAITH that brings PEACE of mind and heart ❤ and hope that takes away all sadness today and all the days to come. We ask it all in JESUS name AMEN

Diann Tate

28 October 2020


My sincere condolences to the Leary family. I have known Mrs. Leary since I was a child. She and my Mom, Laura Thomas, were good friends and I went to school with her son, Archie.
May God bless you all.

William Henry Young Jr. ( Henry Jr. }

28 October 2020

I'm so sorry to hear of your loss I and are going to miss her too. ,Your mother was an amazing person . I know you will miss her deeply and so will I. Praying that you find comfort in your memories of her.

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