Dora Elizabeth Leonard

Published 7:48 am Monday, February 28, 2022

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Dora Elizabeth Leonard, 97, formerly of Narrow Way, Mocksville, died Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022 at Forsyth Medical Center in Winston-Salem.
She was born on Aug. 16, 1924 in Kannapolis to the late C.C. and Mary Elizabeth Harbin Leonard.
Dora was a devoted Christian and a member of Oak Grove United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the United Methodist Women. She retired from Western Electric in Winston-Salem. In her younger days, she enjoyed travelling. Even in her later years, she still had a keen mind and impressive memory. She also enjoyed playing Scrabble, Skip-Bo and Dominoes. Not having children of her own, she always enjoyed spending time with her nieces and nephews, especially when they were little. Her family was very important to her, and every member of her family was touched by her continuous generosity.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Brady Lee Leonard and James Cecil Leonard.
Survivors include: a sister, Ella Mae Leonard Phillips (Thomas) of Mocksville; 7 nieces and nephews; and 7 great-nieces and great-nephews.
A graveside service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 1 at Oak Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. Bob Summers officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:30-2:30 p.m. on Tuesday at Eaton Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be considered for: Oak Grove UMC Cemetery Fund, 1994 US 158, Mocksville, NC 27028.
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