July 9, 1950 – September 3, 2019
Celebration of Life Service for Donnie Wayne Leonard, 69, will be held Friday, September 6th at 2 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home with Dr. Kara Blackard and Bro. Jerry Childs officiating. Burial will follow in Magnolia Gardens Cemetery.
Receiving of family and friends for Donnie will be held Friday morning at Memorial Funeral Home from 11 a.m. and will go until time of service.
Mr. Leonard passed away September 3, 2019 at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, TN. He was born July 9, 1950 to Mary Jewel Leonard and the late Vance Audrice Leonard. He was a 1969 graduate of Kossuth High School.
Along with his father he was preceded in death by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, James Leland & Lillie Gertrude Mask Dunn; two brothers-in-law, Billy Dunn and Shelby Dunn; two nieces, Jennifer Leonard and Tammy Brooks.
Mr. Leonard is survived by his wife of 47 years, Sherra Dunn Leonard; two daughters, Julie Little (Justin) of Corinth and Malarie Satterfield (Caleb) of Milan, TN; two grandchildren, Lily Little and Sam Benton Satterfield; two sisters, Linda Crum (Morris) of Corinth and Sheila Farris (Dwight) of Lebanon, TN; one brother, Dewey Leonard (Dorothy) of Corinth; two brothers-in-law, Lloyd Dunn (Beth Anne) and Tommy Dunn (Carolyn) all of Corinth; two sisters-in-law, Nita Brooks (Weldon) of Pickwick, TN and Joyce Dunn of Corinth; nieces, Carrie Dobbs (Cory) of Franklin, TN, Candi Gaines (Steve), Katie Rickman (Nick), Ann Crum (Tommy), Lisa Dunn Benjamin (Brett), Tina Dunn, Janet Brooks Butler (Keith) and Stacey Dunn all of Corinth; nephews, DJ Farris (Kella) of Nashville, TN, Andy McDaniel (Charlotte), Lane Dunn (Debbie), Wesley Brooks (Cassie), Stacey Jackson (Sandy) and Tracey Jackson (Lisa) all of Corinth; one aunt-in-law, Opal Mask Nixon, along with a host of great-nieces, great-nephews, family and friends.
Pallbearers will be Steve Gaines, Cory Dobbs, Nick Rickman, DJ Farris, Keith Butler, Andy McDaniel, Brett Benjamin and Wesley Brooks.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. St. Jude Children's Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN. 38105
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.memorialcorinth.com for the Leonard family.
- Receiving of Family and Friends Friday, September 6, 2019
- Celebration of Life Friday, September 6, 2019
September 5, 2019
I remember so many basketball practices at Kossuth with Donnie under Coach Crowe. Donnie was so "fast" ...& difficult to guard!!
September 4, 2019
To all the family -
..I'm so sorry & saddened to read the news about Donnie. My deepest & most sincere condolences. You all are in my thoughts & prayers in the days ahead. God Bless.
Pass Christian, MS