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Leanora (Ware) Grady

September 16, 1935 ~ December 31, 2019 (age 84)

Obituary

Mrs. Leanora Ware Grady, age 84, was born September 16, 1935, to the parentage of the late Mr. Ebernezer Ware and  Mrs. Thelma Almon Ware. Her siblings were Fred Houston of Pittsburgh, PA. and Wilma Jean Houston Pogue of Anniston, AL. 

She was married to Staff Sergeant 1st Class Joe Frank Grady born in Welch Alabama, in 1966 in Fort Lawton Oklahoma. She had 3 children: Aundra R. Grady (deceased), "Joe" Frank Grady Jr., and Gwendolyn Grady (Jerdaryll).

Leanora graduated from RCTS.  When she resided in Anniston, she was an active member of the bowling team. She loved bowling and her family dearly. She loved crafts, sewing, laughing and speaking the word.  She was an active member of the Eastern Stars.

For many years, Leanora worked Fort McClellan, where she met her best friend ever, Mrs. Barbara Carter, to this day their friendship never ended up until 1:30 pm -- her time of death -- on Tuesday, December 31, 2019.  Leanora lived in Roanoke with her daughter Gwendolyn until her passing.

Her cherished legacy will be further kept alive by her 15 Grandchildren as follows:  Joe Jr's Children Include: Audejia Royal, Alerica Meadows, and Karson Grady; Aundra Grady's Children include:  Michael Grady, Kristi Grady-Digby, Cecolia Willis, Aundra T. Grady, Shanice Grady, Jayla Spratling, Shantia Spratling, Candace Spartling-Johnson, Debbie Parker Lewis, Yabreka Nunn; and Gwendolyn Grady's Children include: Thomas Dourvoisier McCray and Joaquin B Grady;  moreover there are 13 great-grandchildren; and she leaves a legacy in Anniston, Alabama at Joy View Heights as a Community Mom; and a host of loving relatives neighbors and friends both in Anniston, AL and in Roanoke, AL. 

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Services

No Viewing At the Funeral Home
Friday
January 3, 2020

Clark Memorial Funeral Service
252 LaFayette Highway
Roanoke, AL 36274

Viewing For The Public
Saturday
January 4, 2020

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Christian Memorial Baptist Church
1644 U.S. Highway 431 North
Roanoke, 36274 36274

Committal Service Following the Funeral
Saturday
January 4, 2020

East Roanoke Cemetery
Corner Of Chemical Avenue and Avenue "A"
Roanoke, AL 36274

Interment following funeral service
Saturday
January 4, 2020

East Roanoke Cemetery
Corner Of Chemical Avenue and Avenue "A"
Roanoke, AL 36274

Celebration of Life
Saturday
January 4, 2020

Christian Memorial Baptist Church
1644 U.S. Highway 431 North
Roanoke, 36274 36274

Please note
It is with our deepest and heartfelt sympathy that we inform you of the passing from this life of Mrs. Leanora Ware Grady, 84, a resident of 429 Chemical Street, Roanoke, Alabama. Mrs. Grady transitioned from this life on Tuesday afternoon, December 31, 2019 at East Alabama Medical Center in Opelika, Alabama. At this very difficult time, when the loss of Mr. Grady is still very fresh on their minds, we want to send out prayers to her son, Joe Frank Grady, Jr. of Anniston, Alabama; daughter Gwendolyn Grady of Roanoke, Alabama; special granddaughter, Audejia Royal; her sixteen (16) grandchildren; ten (10) great-grandchildren; and all those relatives, friends and neighbors who will deeply miss her. There will be no viewing for the public at the funeral home. Mrs. Grady will be in state from 11:00 am until 2:00 pm on Saturday, January 4, 2020, at Christian Memorial Baptist Church, 1644, U.S. Highway 431 North, Roanoke, AL 36274. The Celebration Of Life will begin at 2:00 pm Saturday, January 4 with the Reverend Mario McDaniel serving as Eulgoist. Committal and burial will follow in the East Roanoke Cemetery, corner of Chemical Avenue and Avenue "A" in Roanoke. Friends of the family are designated as Attendants.
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