Linda Gaye Leonard, age 70, of Millers Creek, passed away Monday, January 28, 2019 at her home.

She was born August 1, 1948 in Wilkes County to James “Lonnie”and Flossie Myers Blackburn. Ms. Leonard was a member of Boiling Springs Baptist Church. She enjoyed music and was a huge Eddie Miles fan. She loved traveling to Gatlinburg, and spending time with her granddaughter and adored her son. Ms. Leonard was preceded in death by her parents.

She is survived by her son, Justin Chad Leonard and wife Sierra of Wilkesboro; and granddaughter, Honor Evangeline Leonard of Wilkesboro.

Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at Boiling Springs Baptist Church with Pastor Joey Moore officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Donation may be made to the family to help with expenses.

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