Gladys Rae Leavitt

02/11/1911 — 12/30/2003

From Kennewick, WA, US | Born in Winterset, Iowa

Gladys Rae Leavitt

Gladys Rae Leavitt, 92, of Kennewick, passed away December 30, 2003 at Kennewick General Hospital. She was born on February 11, 1911 in Winterset, Iowa to Homer and Lilah Rhodes.

She moved as a young child from Iowa to Spokane, WA where she attended school and was raised in the Methodist Church. Gladys attended Lewis and Clark High School and later attended nursing school. She worked in the Spokane hospitals until she married and became a full time homemaker.

Gladys was a member of the Southside United Protestant Church and lived the Tri-City area for over 50 years.

She is survived by her sons Don Leavitt of San Diego, CA; Harold Leavitt of Deer Lake, WA; Al Leavitt of Kennewick, WA; daughter Pat Clark of W. Richland, WA; grandchildren Mike Clark, Tony Clark, Steve Leavitt, David Leavitt, Rex Leavitt, Ken Leavitt, Tim Leavitt, Brian Leavitt, Mike Vinion, Daniel, Leslie Cook, Julie, Bev Holyoak, Susan Taylor, Tami Tuikolovala, Angela Touloe; 31 great grandchildren and 9 great great grandchildren.

Gladys was preceded in death by her husband Ray Leavitt; brother Harold Rhodes; and grandson David Clark.

A memorial service will be held on Tuesday January 6 at 1:30pm at First Baptist Church of Kennewick. Visitation will be Monday January 5 from 5:00pm-8:00pm and Tuesday January 6 from 8:30am-11:30am at Einan’s Funeral Home.

Donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Attn: Memorial/Honor Program FH, P O Box 50, Memphis, TN 38101 or the Columbia Basin Domestic Violence, 7425 W. Clearwater AVE., Kennewick, WA 99336.

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  • To the Leavitt Family,

    Gladys’ church family at Southside United Protestant Church sends their Christian Love to you. We were blessed by her many years of faithful service here at Southside.

    David and Elsie Dodd

    David and Elsie Dodd
    November 4, 2014
    Richland, WA, US