In memory of
Reba Leach "Together Again" WEST LAFAYETTE: Reba Eileen Leach, age 84, of West Lafayette, passed away on Monday, October 17, 2016. She was born on August 7, 1932, in Noble County to the late Ulrea and Sarah (Roe) Gallagher. Reba graduated Batesville High School and on October 11, 1947 she married Clinton Leach. Reba worked at Ansell Edmont as a seamstress for over 40 years before her retirement in 1993. She was a member of the Church of Christ in West Lafayette and was part of the Birthday Girls club with a group of ladies who had retired from Ansell Edmont. Reba was a very loving, caring, compassionate, person who enjoyed life and had a great sense of humor. She took great pride in her yard and caring for her flower and vegetable gardens. She loved caring for her hummingbirds, sewing, and spending time with her family. Reba is survived by her daughter, Kay (Phil) Arth of Newcomerstown; four grandchildren, Tish (J.P) Mozena of Newcomerstown, Tanya Holdsworth of Zanesville, Tara Klosinski of Bolivar, and Pete (Toni) Leach of Coshocton; eight great-grandchildren, Devon Belt, Kayla Mozena, Jadeyn Mozena, Hunter Belt, Morgan Klosinski, Caden Leach, Cameron Leach, and Dominic Leach; two step-great-grandchildren, Tonya Sanders and Phillip Mozena; two step-great-great-grandchildren, Zoe and Brooklyn Sanders; one brother, Robert (Jerri) Gallagher of Lebanon, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews. Along with her parents, Reba is preceded in death by her husband, Clinton who passed away on November 3, 1992; her son Larry Leach; and two sisters, Louretta Bellville and Thelma Campbell. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm at Given-Dawson Funeral Home and one hour prior to the funeral. Funeral services will be held on Friday, October 21, 2016 at the funeral home at 1:00pm with Floyd Bates officiating. Burial will follow at Fairfield Cemetery. For those who wish, memorial donation may be made in Reba's name to the Alzheimer's Association, 255 N. Michigan Ave, Floor 17, Chicago, IL 60601. An online memorial can be viewed at www.given-dawsonfuneralhome.com .
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