Georgia Ann Ellis-Leonard, age 65 of Middleville , passed away on Wednesday April 13 , 2016 at her residence with her family at her side.
She was born February 14 , 1951 in Battle Creek , Michigan the daughter of Robert James and Eva Marie ( Belkowski ) Ellis .
Georgia attended Hastings area schools . Her employment included Hastings Pizza Hut , Big Boy in Hastings and Grand Rapids, she retired in 1989 from Adac Plastics in Grand Rapids.
She married Dick Leonard November 23, 1986.
Georgia enjoyed shopping , playing bingo , going to the Galesburg Speedway , she loved doing things with her family , going to the beach, camping , and most of all organizing family gatherings and reunions . She loved to cook for family and friends.
She was a member of the Women of the Moose, Eagles , VFW in Caledonia , where she volunterred for various activities.
Georgia will be remembered as a kind person who would do anything for anyone.
She was preceded in death by her parents Robert and Eva Ellis, brothers, George , Jim , Gerald , and Richard Ellis , sister Patricia Love and brother Marvin Dunkle.
Georgia is survived by her husband Dick Leonard , her children , Brian Hayes , Patti Hayes , Brenda (Charlie) Sollinger, Dick Leonard II , Carol (David) Ellsworth , Carl Leonard , Samantha Leonard , 18 grandchildren , 13 great-grandchildren , brothers , Leonard (Marcia) Metheny , Robert Jr. (Kathy) Ellis , sister , Mary Ann (Daniel) Pomeroy and several nieces and nephews.
Memorial can be made to the family to help with final expenses.
A visitaion will be held on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 from 2 - 4 pm and 6 - 8 pm at the Girrbach Funeral Home in Hastings. A Memorial service will be held on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 11:00 am at the Middleville United Methodist Church, 111 Church St., Middleville, MI. A luncheon will follow the Memorial Service.
Arrangements by Girrbach Funeral Home, please visit our website at www.girrbachfuneralhome.net to sign the online guestbook or to leave a memory or message for the family.