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Hattie J. Leigh, age 85, of St. Rt. 46 S., Lenox Township, passed away Saturday, May 6, 2017, at the Jefferson Healthcare Center.
She was born on July 19, 1931, in Cleveland, Ohio, the daughter of George E. and Louise (Sessor) Lathan.
She worked for WEK Industries as a machine operator and retired in 1977. 
She was a faithful member of the Lenox Christian Fellowship Church.
She enjoyed sewing, photography and listening to jazz music. She loved horseback riding in her younger years and was an avid Cleveland Indians fan.
She felt that God's natural country landscape was beautiful and often talked about the wildlife and views from her country home. Her family meant the world to her especially her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
She is survived by her children, Romelio (Carol) Leigh of Cincinnati and Laura L. Leigh of Columbus; grandchildren, Solomon Basir of Berrien, Mich., Adriana M. Leigh of Cincinnati, Ashley S. (Bryan) Chea of Orange, Calif,, Issa I. Israel of Columbus; nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Erskine L. Lathan Sr. and Hugh Lathan; and a granddaughter, RebekahJean Hinton.
Funeral Services will be held Friday, May 12, 2017, at 11 a.m. at the Lenox Christian Fellowship Church, 2610 Lenox-New Lyme Road, Jefferson, with Pastor Rick Havens officiating. Burial will take place in Lenox Center Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Thursday, May 11, 2017, at the Jefferson Home of FLEMING & BILLMAN FUNERAL DIRECTORS & CREMATORY, 49 W. Jefferson St., Jefferson, from 5-7 p.m. and Friday morning at the Church from 10-11 a.m. prior to the Service. 
The Jefferson Home of Fleming & Billman Funeral Directors and Crematory, 49 W. Jefferson St., Jefferson, are honored to serve the Hattie J. Leigh family. Guestbook, condolence expressions or to light a candle can be found at fleming-billman.com.
Published on May 8, 2017
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