OBITUARY

Gracie Leigh

May 22, 1936October 28, 2019

Gracie Leigh, 83, passed away on Monday October 28, 2019. She was born in Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar (Burma) on May 22, 1936 to Shee Hone (father) and Yee Ngoke Oui (mother). She was married to Eddie Leigh who passed away in 2001. She is survived by daughters, Sandra and Sharon, sons Konrad, Bertrand and wife Cleo and grandson Devin. Also survived by 3 younger sisters and a brother in Burma, many cousins, nephews, nieces, grand nephews and grand nieces from here and far.

Gracie grew up in Burma and graduated from Rangoon University. She and her family moved to US in the late 70’s and lived in Portland, OR where she worked at American Red Cross for about 20 years before retiring. After retirement she dedicated her time to family, community and her faith. She often spent her time with the Burmese community and Buddhist monastery in the Portland area.

A wake and private time will be held on Friday, November 15, 4pm to 7pm. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 16: 12:00-12:30pm - Guest arrival and final respects 12:30- 2:00pm - Service 2:00pm - Burial site service (reception will follow after burial service)

All services will be held at Finley Sunset Hills Mortuary & Memorial Park, Portland Oregon. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Burmese American Buddhist Corporation (BABC).

Services

15 November

Visitation

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Finley Sunset Hills Mortuary

6801 SW SUNSET HWY
PORTLAND, OR 97225

16 November

Funeral Service

12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Finley Sunset Hills Mortuary

6801 SW SUNSET HWY
PORTLAND, OR 97225

16 November

Graveside Service

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm

Finley Sunset Hills Mortuary

6801 SW SUNSET HWY
PORTLAND, OR 97225

16 November

Reception

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Finley Sunset Hills Mortuary

6801 SW SUNSET HWY
PORTLAND, OR 97225

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