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Marvel "Joan" Leeke

Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Dec. 11, 1932-May 27, 2007

Marvel "Joan" Leeke, 74, Roachdale, died Sunday at Hendricks Regional Health.

Born at Jeffersonville, she was the daughter of Jesse F. and Marvel Ruth (Dean) Jones.

She graduated from Roachdale High School in 1950 and Purdue University in 1956. She later received her master's degree from DePauw University. She taught at Barnard School and then taught kindergarten at Bainbridge Elementary for many years. After high school she worked for Roachdale Bank and Trust.

She was a member of the Roachdale Baptist Church.

She married Richard Wayne Leeke on June 28, 1932 at Barnard. She died Sept. 30, 2003.

Surviving are a daughter, M. Suzanne Leeke, Roachdale, and a brother, Larry Jones and wife Elizabeth, Roachdale.

Services are set for 10:30 a.m. Friday at Servies and Morgan Funeral Home, Roachdale, with Rev. Troy Collett officiating.

Burial will be at Roachdale Cemetery.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Thursday.

Online condolence may be sent to serviesmorgan @link2000.net.