Betty Leslie

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Warren-McElwain Mortuary
120 West 13th
Lawrence, KS

Memorial services for Betty L. Leslie, 90, Lecompton will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 13, 2018 at Lecompton United Methodist Church in Lecompton. Betty passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community.

Betty was born December 4, 1927 in Independence, KS the daughter of Harold and Beryl (Wilson) Webber.

She worked at The Douglas County Treasurers Office for many years and The KU Endowment.

She married William Leslie on March 6, 1947 in Oskaloosa, KS. He survives of the home.

Other survivors include her daughter, Bonny (Steve) Fugett; two sons, Dennis (Joy) Leslie, Jim (Gena) Leslie; 7 grandchildren; Dennis Leslie, Stacy Slater, John Leslie, Torrie Ellis, Julie Fugett, Andy Leslie, Jennifer Goetz; 12 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild and brother, William Webber and brother-in-law, Homer Leslie.

Betty was preceded on death by her parents and sister, Pauline Carpenter.

Betty had many interests. She was a consummate seamstress and was also an excellent cook. She loved making ceramics. Betty volunteered many hours maintaining records for the Lecompton Historical Society. She enjoyed gardening and raised beautiful African violets. Her outdoor activities included fishing and hunting mushrooms. Betty and her husband, Bill traveled the United States together on numerous bus tours.

The family will greet friends from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. on Saturday October 13, 2018 also at the church. Her burial will be at a later date.

Memorial Contributions may be made in her name to Lecompton Historical Society or Lecompton United Methodist Church and may be sent in care of Warren-McElwain Mortuary.

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Published in Lawrence Journal-World from Sept. 26 to Oct. 3, 2018
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