Anna Belle Leetham, 91


Anna Belle (Copple) Leetham, 91, of Hillsboro, died on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2022, at her residence.

A private family service will be held at a later date. Hough and Sons Funeral Home in Hillsboro is assisting the family with arrangements.

Mrs. Leetham was born on May 4, 1930, in Hillsboro, to Frank and Lula (Osborn) Copple. She married Virgil Leetham on Dec. 23, 1950, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 14, 2008. Mrs. Leetham worked at Hawthorne Lodge Inc., nursing home in Hillsboro. She attended the United Pentecostal Church in Schram City.

Mrs. Leetham is survived by two sons, Dennis (Brenda) Leetham of Coffeen and Kenny Leetham of Hillsboro; grandchildren, Brianne Meyer, Ashley Leetham and Brett Leetham; great-grandchildren, Atreyu Leetham, Felix Hickey, Hunter Leetham and Cooper Leetham; one brother, Charlie Copple; and one sister, Gloria Woods.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; granddaughter, Juneanne Marie Leetham; brothers, Leroy, Victor and Donald Copple; and sisters, Norma Hamby, Viola Johnsey and Carol Golliday.

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