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Leigh Ellen da Ponte

  • Birth 25 Apr 1962 Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
  • Death 2 Jan 2011 Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
  • Burial Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA
  • Plot Section 25
  • Memorial ID 63800428

Parents:
Harry Graham da Ponte, III (deceased)
Beverly Cook Browder and William L. Browder

Sisters:
Lyndall Joy da Ponte Baack
Ann Julia Browder
Lisa Gilbreath
Katharine Browder
Laura Shelton



Brothers:
David Da Ponte
Graham Hugh Durant da Ponte (deceased)


Taylor Julia da Ponte (her father; Michael Grasso)



Leigh Ellen was a beautiful person with a beautiful spirit. Taylor brought her the greatest joy in her life. She had hopes and aspirations for Taylor that her family will continue to foster, Taylor will always be surrounded by her mother's warmth.

Among her many interests, she was an accomplished pianist and spent many hours at her piano singing and composing music. She also took great pride in her cooking abilities and was a very creative cook. It is through her love of music and cooking that she will be remembered most.

On January 2, 2011, some animal decided to play God and took this precious woman from the ones that loved her. Leigh Ellen will be missed not only by her family but her friends. She touched many hearts in her short life.

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The animal made a plea deal..He was sentenced to life with no parole. Making it 51 years before he can get out. I hope he NEVER makes it out of prison alive!


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  • Created by: Peace, Comfort and Hugs, Brenda & Wendy
  • Added: 5 Jan 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 63800428
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Leigh Ellen da Ponte (25 Apr 1962–2 Jan 2011), Find A Grave Memorial no. 63800428, citing Forest Hill Cemetery Midtown, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Peace, Comfort and Hugs, Brenda & Wendy (contributor 46937518) .