Valdosta Daily Times


March 22, 2013

Emily Jean Leonard

VALDOSTA — Emily Jean Leonard, 65, of Lake Park died on Saturday, March 16, 2013 at her residence following a brief illness. She was born in Orlando, Fla. on Nov. 26, 1947 to the late Elijah and Elsie Loretta Norton Metts and has been a resident of this area since 1984. She was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.

Survivors include a daughter and son-in-law, Tara and Robert Vann of Lake Park; three grandchildren, Ashley Harris of Kansas City, Kan., Brittany Harris and Erik Harris both of Lake Park; two great-grandchildren, Aubrey Harris and Ariana Harris; a sister, Joanne Myers of Live Oak, Fla.; three brothers and a sister-in-law, William and Tina Metts of Live Oak, Ronald Eric Metts of Lake City, Fla. and Phillip Edward Metts of Live Oak; numerous nieces and nephews.

A memorial service for Emily Jean Leonard will be held on Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 2 p.m. in the chapel of the McLane Lakewood Funeral Home with the Rev. Keith Sandlin officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.  Condolences to the family may be conveyed online at — McLane Lakewood Funeral Home, Lake Park

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