Edwina Leaton

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Edwina Leaton, age 100, of Coatesville, died Sunday, Feb. 8, 2015, at the home of her daughter, Rita Fish.

Born Nov. 1, 1914 in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Charles W. and Mary M. (Franklin) Hamilton.

She attended school in Terre Haute and Van Buren, Clay County.

She married George Kent Thompson on Dec. 31, 1935 at Indianapolis, and later married Milbert Wayne Leaton on Sept. 26, 1969 at Tuscola, Ill.

Edwina was a homemaker, had worked at P.R. Mallory and as a manager for the Miller Jones Shoe Store.

She was a member of the First Christian Church of Brazil, Ind.

Surviving are her daughters, Loretta Saathoff, Sandra (Jerry) Ensor, of Greencastle, Rita (Charlie) Fish, of Coatesville, and Cheryl Thompson (Brant Bennett), of Indianapolis; 10 grandchildren, Russell Saathoff Jr., Tony Saathoff, Jennifer (Keith) Mattox, Gerald Ensor Jr., Melissa Ensor, Robin (Jim) Carroll, Ginger Bodnarick, Kelly (Russell) Monnett, Angela (Chris) Frank and Sean (Crystal) Stapleton; 28 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Omer Hamilton, of Tampa, Fla.; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husbands, brothers, Lafe, Charles, James and Robert Hamilton; sisters, Madeline Hutcheson, Mary Olive Hutcheson, Grace F. Lovall, twin sister Melvina Pell and half-sister, Nora Gentz.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12 at Hopkins-Rector Funeral Home, Greencastle, with Pastor Greg Hutcheson officiating.

Interment will follow at Brick Chapel Cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 11 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions may be made in memory to Horizon Hospice Care Inc., 252 Meadow Drive Suite 6, Danville, IN 46122.

Condolences and expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family c/o www.Hopkins-Rector.com.