Edna E. Leapard
Edna E. Leapard
  • April 17, 1925 - November 12, 2017
  • Columbia, South Carolina

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COLUMBIA - A funeral service for Edna Elizabeth Leapard, 92, will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, November 17, 2017 at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, with burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8:00 p.m. Thursday, November 16, 2017, at the funeral home.

Mrs. Leapard died Sunday, November 12, 2017. Born in Greenville, SC, she was a daughter of the late Lafoy E. Neal and Jessie Bishop Neal. She managed the lunch counter at the Woolworth downtown store and later at Dutch Square for many years. Her customers often referred to her as Mama. She enjoyed cooking and was a member of Broadacres Baptist Church.

She is survived by her sons, Dr. David Leapard (Dr. Jeanne) of Sylvania, Ohio and Michael Leapard (Janet) of Rock Hill, SC; granddaughters, Sara Saunders of Hamilton, Ohio and Emily Baker (Matt) of Indianapolis, IN; sister, Vera Barnette (J.Y.) of Charlotte, NC; and four great-grandchildren, Charlie (9), Thomas (7), Benni (1) and Lilah (2 months).

Edna was predeceased by her husband, Wilton Albert Leapard; brothers, Frank Neal and Claude P. Neal; sister, Margaret Urquhart; and daughter-in-law, Barbara Bennett Leapard.

Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Please sign the online guestbook at www.dunbarfunerals.com.