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Ruth Snodgrass Leach
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Birth: Aug. 10, 1915
Carter County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Oct. 15, 2010
Johnson City
Washington County
Tennessee, USA


Ruth Leach, 95, Johnson City, died Friday, October 15, 2010, at the Johnson City Medical Center.

Mrs. Leach was a native of the Range Community, Carter County, and had been a resident of Johnson City since 1927.

She was a daughter of the late George W. and Hettie Ann Range Snodgrass.

Mrs. Leach was a graduate of Science Hill High School, class of 1934, and a member of the National Honor Society.

She was a member of East Unaka Christian Church since 1928.

Mrs. Leach was retired from S&H Green Stamps.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Roy Leach, in 1981; a son, Robert W. Leach, in 2002; a grandson, Eric Leach, in 2006; three sisters; and five brothers.

Mrs. Leach is survived by one daughter, Judy Kelly, Johnson City; one son, Edward Leach and wife, Gina, Johnson City; daughter-in-law, Ruth Ann Leach, Jonesborough; two sisters, June Rahm, Johnson City, and Nelle Spears, Ashland, KY; three grandchildren, Scott Leach and wife, Kris, Conyers, GA, Jennifer Finch and husband, Scott, Kittrell, NC, and Michael Leach and wife, Mary Ellen, Kingsport; five great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; several nieces and nephews.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. Rachel Monderer for her compassionate care and to the nurses on the 4500 wing of the Johnson City Medical Center.

The funeral service will be conducted Sunday, October 17, 2010, at 7:00 P.M. from the East Chapel of the Appalachian Funeral Home with Dr. Wayne Emery, Minister, officiating.

The family will receive friends Sunday prior to the service from 5:00-7:00 P.M. in the East Parlor of the funeral home.

The graveside committal service will be held Monday, October 18, 2010, at 2:00 P.M. in Monte Vista Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be Scott Leach, Michael Leach, Billy Leach, Tim Leach, Scott Finch and Paul Hart. Those planning to attend are requested to meet at the funeral home by 1:30 P.M. Monday to proceed to the cemetery.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made to East Unaka Christian Church, 1201 E. Unaka Ave., Johnson City, TN 37601.

Memories and condolences may be shared at

Appalachian Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 800 E. Watauga Ave., Johnson City, is serving the Leach family. 928-6111.

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  Roy W Leach (1911 - 1981)*
  Robert W Leach (1946 - 2002)*
*Calculated relationship
Monte Vista Memorial Park
Johnson City
Washington County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Judy
Record added: Oct 16, 2010
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Ruth <i>Snodgrass</i> Leach
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 Added: Oct. 16, 2010

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