National Federation of the Blind,
200 East Wells Street
at Jernigan Place,
Baltimore, MD 21230
Iva L. Leas, 83, of Desoto, entered into eternal rest on Friday, December 6, 2013 at The Villa's. Born May 16, 1930 in Gideon, Missouri; she was the daughter of the late Clarence and Lolla Mae (Willis)Hill. Iva was preceded in death by her husband, Athur Harvey Leas in October 2005.
Iva was a factory worker and a homemaker. She enjoyed sewing, gardening and she loved her family dearly.
Surviving family members are her two daughters, Gala Sue (Willie) Watkins, Pevely and Deborah Ann Boyer of Desoto; five grandchildren: Willie L.V. Watkins, Cindy (Dennis) Carden, Meghan Henry, Amanda Boyer and Howard Boyer, III; and two great-grandchildren: Kaitlin Carden and Christopher Carden; and a son-in-law, Greg Henry.
Family members preceding her in death are her parents, her husband, a daughter, Robin Lynn Henry and seven brothers: Milton, Val, Harvey, Roy, Elbert, Billy and Doyle Hill; and a son-in-law, Howard Boyer, Jr..
Rev. Randy Murphy will be officiating the funeral service.