Mary Jo Leavitt
- December 14, 1959 - June 6, 2011
- Goochland, Virginia
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“Dear Buddy, Brenda, and Roxanne,
Our sincere love and prayers aire extended to you during these days. First, let me thank you for asking me to...Read More »
1 of 10 | Posted by: bill & nancyretmorro
“The last time we saw Jodie was Christmas Eve on the steps of the church. She came to me and said, "Do you remember me?" Of course, I did and we...Read More »
2 of 10 | Posted by: Gay Weston - Prince George, VA
“Buddy, Brenda, and Roxanne,
I'm so sorry for your loss. I have such wonderful memories of Jodie from our times together in the youth group. I...Read More »
3 of 10 | Posted by: Pam Winne - Chester, VA - friend
“I am so sorry that you have lost Jodie. Jodie's mom was my 1st grade teacher and coming from a small hometown like Hopewell, teachers aren't just...Read More »
4 of 10 | Posted by: Betty Dean Blodget - Midlothian, VA
“I was so saddened to hear of Jodie's passing. Her siblings and children are in my thoughts and prayers.
5 of 10 | Posted by: Frances Brown - petersburg, VA
“I am so sorry, Brenda. I tried to get back to the hospital Sunday but ran out of time because of Beth's tournament.
I love you and will be...Read More »
6 of 10 | Posted by: Diane Laughlin - Colonial Heights, VA
“So many memories of Jodie,and you Buddy growing up. Knowing and having your Mom has a teacher, and knowing what a wonderful person all of you have...Read More »
7 of 10 | Posted by: Terry Purvis Warren - Friend
“So sorry to hear about Jodie's passing. She was one of my very first friends in elementary school and she will be missed.
8 of 10 | Posted by: Jan Glover McKently - Wilmington, DE
“I am so sorry that you have lost Jodie. I remember her from school and she was always a pleasure to be around. My prayers for the family...
9 of 10 | Posted by: Elaine Tiller - Chesterfield, VA
“I have wonderful memories of my first friend and neighbor. My sympathy to the Leavitt family. God bless you.
10 of 10 | Posted by: Ann Jones Burkey - friend
Mary Jo “Jodie” Leavitt, 51, of Goochland, VA, formerly of Hopewell, VA, passed away on 6 June 2011 from a brief illness at the Medical College of Virginia Hospital. She was preceded in death by her parents, John H. and Dorothy P. Leavitt of Hopewell, VA.
Jodie was retired from DuPont Spruance Plant in Richmond, VA. Jodie served in the Air Force for 4 years and was stationed at Seymour Air Force Base, NC. Jodie enjoyed her time with her daughters and grandchildren.
She is survived by her two daughters, Ashley Morrow Edgington (Daniel) from Lancaster, Kentucky and Stephanie Morrow Correll (J.L.) from Fort Walton Beach, Florida., Granddaughters Kenlea Edgington and Kamrie Correll, Sisters, Roxanne Leavitt, from Charles City, VA, Brenda Leavitt Stephens (Charles), from Goochland, VA and her brother, John “Buddy” Leavitt, from Vicenza, Italy. She also leaves behind her Aunts, Alice Price Murray, from Pascagoula, MS and Susan Price Johnson, from Hattiesburg, MS; she leaves behind four nephews, and numerous cousins from around the country.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, June 9, 2011 at the Nelsen Funeral Home, 214 N. 6th Avenue, Hopewell, VA and where funeral services will be conducted 11:00 am, Friday, June 10, 2011. Interment will follow at Merchants Hope Memorial Gardens.