Bessie Lorena (Uland) Leavitt, 90, passed away Saturday, July 23, 2005 in Palmetto, Fla.
Born Jan. 6, 1915 in Greene County, she was the daughter of Luther and Bessie Uland.
She retired in 1973 after 40 years of teaching in Greene and Hancock counties. She moved to Manatee County, Fla., permanently in 1990 from Fortville, after many years as a winter resident.
Survivors include: two sons, Latimer L. and James Frank Leavitt; two grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; a brother Joe Uland of Bloomfield; and many nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Latimer D. Leavitt, her son Joseph D. Leavitt, and a sister.
There will be no visitation, and internment will be in Fortville at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made to hospice.