Dessie Leonard

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Dessie Marie Leonard, 83, of Bruceton Mills, passed away on Thursday, December 21, 2023, at Assisted Living at Evergreen in Morgantown, WV. The daughter of the late Chancy and Pearl Reckart DeBerry, she was born January 17, 1940, in Albright, WV. After graduating high school, Dessie worked as a waitress, in a factory, and at one time operated a little hot dog stand. While she was waitressing, she met Jerry, and they were married on July 29, 1972. Dessie was a member of The Little Sandy Church of the Nazarene. She enjoyed helping with VBS and other activities at her beloved church. Dessie is survived by a nephew Robert (Leona)Carlin, and two stepbrothers, Eddie Metheny and Tim Cale. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Jerry V. Leonard, in August of 2015; two sisters, Glenna and Ruth; one brother, Glen; a stepbrother, Garry; and her precious dog, Boomer, who passed away October 2023. Family and friends may call at the Carl R. Spear Funeral Home in Brandonville-Bruceton Mills, WV, Saturday, December 23, 2023, from 10 a.m. until the 1:00 p.m. service with Pastor Luke McLean officiating. Burial will follow in the Centenary Cemetery, Bruceton Mills. Memorial donations may be made to Amedisys Hospice, 5006 Mid Atlantic Dr., Morgantown, WV 26508 or to the Little Sandy Church of the Nazarene, 3767 Little Sandy Rd., Bruceton Mills, WV 26525. Special thanks to the staff at Assisted Living at Evergreen, Amedisys Hospice staff, special friends, and caregivers, Billie and Cliff Stemple. She was given wonderful care. Condolences:
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