G. Leigh McSherry died Feb. 21, 2009

G. Leigh McSherry, 85, of Independence, MO passed away on February 21, 2009 at Rosewood Health Center.

Leigh was born on January 14, 1924 in Independence, MO to George Washington and Lottie Henrietta (Robinson) Leigh. She was preceded in death by her parents, former husband B.F. McSherry, son Barney L. McSherry, two brothers, and sisters Ophelia Strick, Voila Mortimer, Bonnie Dobson, and Virginia Henson. Leigh was a graduate of Wm Chrisman High School and attended Graceland College. Leigh spent many years in Tucson, AZ and was employed by the University of Arizonian. Upon retirement in 1985, she moved to Independence. She attended East 39th Street Community of Christ. Leigh was a dedicated volunteer at the Community of Christ Temple, an accomplished artist, and caring friend. She loved and was loved by family and friends. Leigh remembered each birthday or special occasion of all she knew by sending handcrafted cards. Leigh is survived by a daughter Paula Marie McSherry of Tucson, AZ, and numerous nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Services were held on Tuesday morning at East 39th Street congregation. Cremation. Memorial Contributions may be made to the Temple Endowment fund or to the Peace Support Network through the Community of Christ Presiding Bishopric.