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Volusia Memorial Funeral Home

4815 Clyde Morris Blvd, Port Orange, FL

OBITUARY

Vallie Gail Leonard

April 22, 1938January 10, 2020

Vallie G. (Weller) Leonard was born April 22, 1938, and went home to be with the Lord January 10, 2020. Vallie was born to Earl and Florence Weller in Elwood City, Pennsylvania; she was fifth in line of six children. She had four older brothers; Earl, Jr., Art, Marty, and Gary and one younger sister, Karyl. Much of the family migrated to Florida from Pennsylvania in 1958. Val met Ralph, the love of her life in Fort Lauderdale, FL, in the summer of 1960 and were married June 30, 1961. The happy couple had three children, Barbara, Becky, and Christopher.

Val is preceded in death by her parents Earl and Florence Weller; her loving husband, Ralph Leonard; and her brothers Earl, Jr., Art, Marty, and Gary. She is survived by her children Barbara Habjan, Becky (Ron) Wilson, Christopher (Janelle) Leonard. Grandchildren Jonathan (Toni) Leonard, Patricia Freeney, Kiara Wilson, Austin Leonard, Somer Jones, Kasie (Caleb) Sears, James Apking, Hannah (Zack) Wilkinson. A loving sister, Karyl Ferguson; nieces, nephews, dear friends, and brothers and sisters in Christ.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, January 25, 2:00 p.m. Flagler Community Church 915 S. Daytona Ave. Flagler Beach, FL. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Val's honor to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Services

25 January

Celebration of Life

2:00 pm

Flagler Community Church

915 S. Daytona Ave.
Flagler Beach, FL

Memories

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Patricia Freeney

January 19, 2020

Family outings, laughs, car rides to and from school, church visits and special moments shared at home are just a few of the precious memories that come to mind when I think of my grandmother Vallie Leonard. The perfect example of a loving mother, wife, grandmother and all around caregiver is the legacy she sewed into the fabric of all her grandchildren’s’ lives, and lives of all those who knew her. I will truly miss all of the special moments we have shared my whole life through, and I cannot say thank you to God enough for the blessing of having a grandmother like you grandma. Thanks to you, I understand the value in caring, sharing and loving others, which is priceless. Thank you and love always, 💗❤️
Patricia Gail Freeney

Jackie McDowell

January 16, 2020

I had the pleasure of caregiving with Val and Jeanne.Two sweet ladies. I miss them both. One of fondest memories of Val was when my 9 nine old grandson said goodbye to her and she got the biggest smile on her face.Then she held his hand and thanked him for coming. R.l.P. Val.Love Jackie

Becky Wilson

January 16, 2020

I have so many wonderful memories of my Mom, How when I younger I use to watch the soap The Guiding Light with her, helping her take care of my brother I think mostly I folded his cloth diapers she used . She saw me have my children, and she saw me get married ( I’m sure she thought It’s about time!!!!) When I moved to Jacksonville my Mom and Dad would come visit me I would cry when they left . I was happy when they moved to Palm Coast it seemed like they were so close I would go for a visit and go visit my Mom’s friends and play the card game GOLF . We would also go swimming and play shuffle board. I thank God for gifting me with the best Mom and Dad in the world.I miss them both so much,I love you Mom and miss you so much you and Dad are together again watching over us❤️

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY