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“Forever loved ”
1 of 9 | Posted by: Dianne Derrick - G-Aunt

“Its your Birthday soon my baby!! Hope you're having one "Hell-of a Party" with your Nannie, Uncle Tom and Uncle Ollen. Love and miss you sweet heart!! ”
2 of 9 | Posted by: Linda P Henry - New Iberia, LA

“Amado made a big impact in his short time with us. We will never forget his spirit and wonderful personality. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: H. Earl & Rachel Keeton

“OK, I did it again. I always wanted to call Amado Mario,so that has never changed! He is probably blurting out something smart back at me about now! ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Tammy McConathy

“Donna, was so sorry to hear just the other day of the passing of Mario. No words suffice at a time like this. Everyone knew that you were always such...Read More »
5 of 9 | Posted by: Tammy McConathy

“Sad to hear of your loss. The Leija brothers were some of my best pals way back when. Thinking of you all. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Jon M. Lord

“Miss you Amada. You were my friend. God bless your family ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Allen Micheal Jones

“Donna and family,I was so sadden to hear about the passing of Amado. May God be with you during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers will be...Read More »
8 of 9 | Posted by: tracy dear/Nelhc

“I work with Susie. I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Lavenia Hillis

In Loving Memory
Amado Stephen Leija

Funeral services for Amado Stephen Leija, 23, of West Monroe, LA were held 1:00 PM, Saturday, November 20, 2010 at Brown-Holley Funeral Chapel, Rayville, LA with Rev. Richard Robinson officiating. Interment followed in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery, Rayville, LA.

Amado was born June 17, 1987 in Monroe, LA and passed away Thursday, November 19, 2010 in West Monroe, LA.

Amado was interested in computers and playing video games. He loved his family and was always worried about someone else.

Survivors include his mother, Donna Albert of West Monroe, LA; father, Mario Leija, Sr. of Mexico; brother, Mario Leija of West Monroe, LA; sister, Dalila Dollar of Denton, TX; paternal grandparents, Joe Leija of Mexico and Trinidad Leija of Mexico; maternal grandparents, Sue Albert and Earl Keeton of Monroe, LA; niece and nephew, Madison and Jake; aunts and uncles, Linda and Tom Henry, Diane and Ledell Derrick; Mark and Zelena Linkous, Ollen Ponder, Sr., Kathy and Tommy Borden, Hortinca Wordlow, Dalila Dollar, Remigio Leija, Amado Leija, Joe Leija, and David Leija.

Pallbearers were David Leija, Remigio Leija, Mario Leija, Joe Leija, Mark Linkous, and Joshua Linkous.

Funeral Home
Brown-Holley Funeral Home
603 Francis Street Rayville, LA 71269
Tel. (318) 728-4167
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