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Florence Elnora Taylor Leighty
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Birth: Mar. 29, 1918
Craig County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jun. 6, 2011
Ottawa County
Oklahoma, USA

Additional information provided by contributor Donna Lee Wall

Mrs. Florence E. "Granny Flo" Leighty, 93, of Vinita, Oklahoma departed this life on Monday, June 6, 2011 at the Miami Nursing Center in Miami, Oklahoma.

Florence began her earthly journey on March 29, 1918 in Bluejacket, Oklahoma one of eleven children born to the late James Thomas and Anna Myrtle (Marlin) Taylor. She was raised and graduated high school in Bluejacket. On March 26, 1940 she was united in marriage to Ivan "Dutch" Leighty and to this union one daughter was born. She and Dutch lived in Miami, Oklahoma until moving to Wichita, Kansas in 1951. In 1971 they moved to Southwest City, Missouri and later to Vinita, Oklahoma in 1977. Throughout her life she worked as a bookkeeper. She was of the Assembly of God faith.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Ivan "Dutch" Leighty on April 24, 1978; four sisters; and six brothers.

Florence is survived by her daughter, Ivalou Womack and husband, Duwayne, of Southwest City, Missouri; two grandsons, Rich Womack and wife, Angel, of Clermont, Florida and Dan Womack of Olathe, Kansas; six great grandchildren; one great great granddaughter; several nieces and nephews; as well as a host of other family and friends.

Graveside funeral services for Mrs. Leighty are 10:00 a.m. Thursday, June 9, 2011 at the Bluejacket Cemetery in Bluejacket, Oklahoma with Bro. Don Diveley officiating.

Permission of the Ozark Funeral Home, Anderson, MO
Family links: 
  James Thomas Taylor (1875 - 1962)
  Anna Myrtle Marlin Taylor (1883 - 1960)
  Ivan Leighty (1914 - 1978)*
  Edith Gertrude Taylor Tunnell (1905 - 1988)*
  Elfie Gladys Taylor Herman (1907 - 1978)*
  Gaura Vaughndia Taylor (1909 - 2001)*
  Veda Viola Sylvia Taylor (1912 - 2007)*
  Willie Branson Taylor (1915 - 2007)*
  Herbert Lawrence Taylor (1916 - 1925)*
  Florence Elnora Taylor Leighty (1918 - 2011)
  Calvin Burton Taylor (1920 - 1998)*
  Kenneth Logan Taylor (1921 - 1993)*
  Paul Vernon Taylor (1923 - 1981)*
*Calculated relationship
Bluejacket Cemetery
Craig County
Oklahoma, USA
Created by: Al Chapman
Record added: Apr 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 88602898
Florence Elnora <i>Taylor</i> Leighty
Added by: Ruth McDonald
Florence Elnora <i>Taylor</i> Leighty
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- Steve Turner
 Added: Sep. 8, 2012

- Donna Lee Wall
 Added: Sep. 8, 2012

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