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Shorty Leonard

Monday, June 11, 2007

PORTAGEVILLE - Doyle "Shorty" Leonard, 70, died June 8, 2007, at his home in Portageville.

Born May 22, 1937, in Portageville, to the late Ralph and Dora Frazier Leonard, he worked as a commercial fisherman and farmer.

On Oct. 8, 1959, in Portageville, he married Anita Mae Sutton, who preceded him in death on May 10, 2003.

Two brothers, R.L. Leonard and Dewey Leonard also preceded him in death.

Survivors include: three sons and a daughter-in-law, Charles Edward and Regena Leonard, Ray Leonard and Gary Don Leonard, all of Portageville; two daughters and sons-in-law, Carolyn and John Pat Ellington and Mary and John Durbin of Portageville; two brothers, Glenn Leonard and J.L. Leonard of Wardell; one sister, Glenda Leonard of Wardell; and six grandchildren.

Services were conducted at 2 p.m. today at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville. The Rev. Nettie "Dodi" Townsend officiated.

Burial followed in the Portageville Cemetery.

Pallbearers were: Dennis Leonard, Danny Leonard, Dewey Leonard Jr., Charles Leonard Jr. and Mike Leonard.