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Gladys S Leggett

February 8, 1920 November 4, 2018
Gladys S Leggett
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Obituary for Gladys S Leggett

Gladys S. Leggett was born in Tallahassee, Florida to Deacon & Mother J.P. Sloan on February 8, 1920.
Mother Leggett lived a fulfilling, courageous, and impactful life where she served God, her family and community. She was a retiree of Publix, a Life Golden Heritage member-NAACP, Lakeland Chapter NAACP, Heroines of Jericho, Coleman Bush Boosters, Polk County Voters League, & the Gladys Leggett Neighborhood Association. She was a volunteer for Meals on Wheels, a Voting Precinct Captain, Voting Registrar, Democratic Women, & Black Democratic Caucus. She grew up at St. Luke Freewill Baptist Church and graduated from Washington Park High School. Her achievements as a civil rights worker, warrior for justice and human rights were too numerous to mention.
She is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Debra Curtis, son, Charles Silas, and husband, Robert Leggett. She leaves a lifetime legacy of love and memories to her son, James Sunny Silas, like a sister, Jane Cason & Ernestine Davis; extended family, like a son, Carlton Brown, a God-son, Don Brown (Bernice), Rebecca Thomas, Betty Porter, Erma Willis, Doris Moore Bailey, Mary Johnson, & Joe Garvin, a host of nieces, nephews, & cousins.


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Visitation

Saturday

10

Nov

1:00 PM 11/10/2018 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 11/10/2018 2:00:00 PM
Victory Assembly of God

1401 Griffin Road
Lakeland, FL 33810

Victory Assembly of God
1401 Griffin Road Lakeland 33810 FL
United States

Service

Saturday

10

Nov

2:00 PM 11/10/2018 2:00:00 PM
Victory Assembly of God

1401 Griffin Road
Lakeland, FL 33810

Victory Assembly of God
1401 Griffin Road Lakeland 33810 FL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Tiger Flowers Cemetery Final Resting Place

905 N. Ingraham Avenue
Lakeland, FL 33801

905 N. Ingraham Avenue Lakeland 33801 FL
United States
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