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Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Margaret Ellen Leigh

Tuesday, August 9, 2005

Margaret Ellen Leigh, 78, of Dugger, passed away at 2:55 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7, 2005 at Sullivan County Community Hospital.

Born on Jan. 5, 1927 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Harvey and Mildred (Heaton) Helms.

She was a member of the Faith Community Church in Dugger.

Survivors include: three sons Wesley Leigh Jr. and Mike Leigh, both of Linton and Tim Leigh of Sullivan; three daughters Loretta Graves and Delores Robinson, both of Bloomfield and Jo Ellen Owings of Dugger; three brothers Harvey Helms Jr. of Bloomington, Homer Helms of Spencer and James Ronald Helms of Bloomfield; six sisters Dorothy James of Lyons, Vada Clayton of Ellettsville, Dollie Vandeventer and Lorene Lindsey of Bloomfield, Nancy Craig and Nellie Yoho of Bloomington; 10 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her first husband Lebert Holtscalw; her second husband Wesley Leigh, special friend Wayne Camden, brother Oscar Helms and sister Evelyn Hamlin.

Funeral service will be at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Newkirk's Funeral Home in Dugger with the Rev. John Booker and Eugene Helms officiating. Burial will follow in Tulip Cemetery near Bloomfield.

Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. today, and before the service Wednesday.