Leah Rae Gatlin
8/8/1945 - 10/11/2018

 

It is with great sadness that the family of Leah Rae Gatlin of New Boston Texas announces her passing after a lengthy battle with dementia, on Thursday, October 11, 2018, at the age of 73 years. Leah was a very successful woman, she retired from Bank of America after 42 years. She was a beloved mother, memaw and friend to many. Leah will be lovingly remembered by her children, Karen and husband Joe Thomason, Michael and wife Connie Landreth, Kathy and husband Larry Power. Leah will also be fondly remembered by her fourteen grandchildren, Kimberly, Jeffery, Morgan, Jason, Jessica, Hope, Shelby, Marcus, Dalton, Anthony Kayleigh, Tristan, Taylor, Matt and her eighteen great-grandchildren.

Leah was preceded in death by her parents, Curtis English and Inez English, her siblings Curtis Jr, Donn, Charles, her son John Morgan, her Husband and best friend Johnny Gatlin. Visitation will be held on Sunday, October 14, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.at the Coker-Mathews Funeral Home, 5100 I-30, Greenville, Texas.  The Funeral Service in memory of Leah will be held on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 10:00 a.m., at the Coker-Mathews Funeral Home, 5100 I-30, Greenville, Texas with Pastor Kelvin Prock officiating.  Interment will follow at 3:00 p.m. in New Boston, Texas at Godley Prairie Cemetery.




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