Elizabeth Neely Turner Leonard

Published 7:32 am Monday, August 1, 2022

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Mrs. Elizabeth Neely Turner Leonard, 74, of Sunset Circle, Mocksville, died Thursday, July 28, 2022 at her home.

She was born on Sept. 11, 1947 in Davie County to the late Bruce Wilson and Frances Elizabeth Jones Turner.

Mrs. Leonard was a lifelong member of Jericho Church of Christ and was a very loving mother to her two sons. She retired from Davie County Soil and Water Conservation after 30 years and was twice elected to serve on the Board of Directors following her retirement.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Ralph Leonard; a sister, Carol Forrest; a sister-in-law, Jeanette Turner; and a brother-in-law, William Hilton.

Survivors include: 2 sons, Alan Bowles (Kelly), and Andy Bowles (Melissa), all of Mocksville; 2 grandchildren, Wesley Bowles, and Madison Bowles; a great-grandson, Remington Bowles; a sister, Mary “Polly” Hilton of Lexington; 2 brothers, James Turner of Winston-Salem, and Steve Turner (Hilda) of Mooresville; a brother-in-law, Norman Forrest of Mocksville; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

The family would like to say a special thank you to her caregiver, Stacie Shoffner, and to all her other caregivers for their love and care provided to Mrs. Leonard.

A funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 1 at Jericho Church of Christ with Mr. Jack Lipsey and Mr. Alan Bowles officiating. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family received friends from 6-8 p.m., Sunday, July 31, at Eaton Funeral Home.

Memorials may be considered for: Carolina Bible Camp, PO Box 1234, Mocksville, NC 27028; or to Parkinson’s Association of the Carolinas, 2101 Sardis Rd. N, Suite 102, Charlotte, NC 28227.

Online condolences: www.eatonfuneralservice.com.