BRUCE – Martha Nell Leachman, 83, died Monday, July 1, 2013, at Calhoun Health Services Nursing Home in Calhoun City. She was born Aug. 10, 1929, in Calhoun County.
She was a homemaker, and a member and piano player for Lantrip Baptist Church. She was a cake decorator.
Services will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 3, at Parker Memorial Funeral Home Chapel in Bruce. The Rev. Robert Earl Alexander will officiate. Burial will be in Sarepta Cemetery in Bruce.
She is survived by two sons, John Allen (Rita) Leachman and Loy Wayne (Patsy) Leachman Jr., all of Bruce; one sister, Sara Lou Suratt of Germantown, Tenn.; six grandchildren, Jay Leachman, Jennifer Plunk, Tony Pollan, Lacy Leachman, Jace Leachman and Lori Dale Leachman; and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Loy Wayne Leachman; her parents, Allen Bullard and Jennie Lou Tedford Bullard; and two brothers; Nolan Bullard and Jack Bullard.
Pallbearers will be Benny Barefield, Carlton Leachman, Jay Leachman, Michael Plunk, Patrick Surratt and Tracy Turner.
Visitation was from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be left at www.parkermemorialfuneralhome.com.
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