Viola Johnson Leitch

August 16, 1917 - April 30, 2011
Viola Johnson Leitch

VIOLA JOHNSON LEITCH

Viola Johnson Leitch, 93 of Wilmington passed away Saturday, April 30, 2011 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

She was born on August 16, 1917 in Wilmington the daughter of the late Viola Potter Johnson and Robert P. Johnson She was preceded in death by her husband William Norwood Leitch, three sisters and one brother.

Mrs. Leitch was a member of Cape Fear Presbyterian Church. She was a talented seamstress, and enjoyed cross stitch. She was a loving, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother.

She is survived by her children , Bobby Leitch (Nancy), May L. Sawyer (Tom), Fay L. Gay (Leon), Jane L. Tchoaros (Costas), Katherine L. Brinson (Jack), and Barbara L. Brock; one sister, Geniva Johnson and one brother, Alvin H. Johnson; 16 grandchildren, 34 great grandchildren, and 6 great great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 pm Monday at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation Chapel, and at other times at the home of her son, Bobby Leitch.

Graveside services will be 11 am Tuesday, May 3, 2011 at Greenlawn Memorial Park officiated by Rev. Jonathan Watson. Her grandsons will serve as Pallbearers.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403; (910)-791-9099


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  • June 17, 2011
    Susan says:
    Miss You Granny!!!

  • May 02, 2011
    DONA GARNER says:
    WE WERE SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR MOTHER'S PASSING. OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU AND YOUR FAMILY.