Wilma Faye (Gates) Leach, 83, passed on December 10, 2019 in Nixa, Missouri surrounded by her loving daughters and son-in-law.
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She was born in El Reno, OK to William and Ethel Gates on January 21, 1937.
She got her GED when she was 27 years old with all of her children in attendance. She took some college classes in nursing and short hand.
She worked as caretaker and in office work. She was a sales clerk. She had many jobs and lived a very full life.
She was the beloved mother to 3 sons, Royce, Duane, and Baby Leach; and three daughters, Sue Morgan, Donna (Bruce) Wroblewski, and Carol Denton Leach.
She was the beautiful grandma to 5 granddaughters, 4 grandsons, 24 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.
She was an angel walking here on earth spreading the word of Jesus and praying for anyone who would let her. She taught her great-grandkids so much about the Bible. They enjoyed learning songs and stories from her.
She is preceded in death by her parents, Ethel and William Gates; her ex-husband, Don Leach; and her sons, Royce and Baby Leach.