Originally created 08/14/04

Mrs. Leslie Sperry (AUGUSTA, GA.)



AUGUSTA, GA.- As we commence another precious day that our Father above allowed us, he has reached down and uplifted into his hands, one of the most beautiful, loving and caring women he created. As a wife, mother, grandmother and daughter, Leslie L. Sperry has passed into the grace of God. Mrs. Leslie L. Sperry, 51, of Huntfield Rd., Evans, beloved wife of Mr. Terry Sperry, entered into rest on Wednesday, August 11, 2004 at University Hospital. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, August 14, 2004 at 11 a.m. at Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church with the Rev. Allen Faulkner and Rev. Pierce Norman officiating. Burial will follow in Bellevue Memorial Gardens. Additional survivors include a son, Travis Sperry of Evans, Ga.; a daughter and son-in-law, Shannon Land and Michael of Evans, Ga.; her mother, Dona Bell Lifsey of Barnesville, Ga.; two brothers, Lester Lifsey of Columbus, Ga. and Britt Lifsey of Barnesville, Ga.; two sisters, Lanie Long and Elisha Dix, both of Barnesville, Ga.; two grandchildren, Mackenzie Land and Sydney Land. A native of Barnesville, Ga., Mrs. Sperry was a Legal Secretary to Thomas Burnside, Sr. with Law Firm of Burnside, Wall, Daniel, Ellison and Revell for 27 years. She was a member of Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church and the Pink Magnolia's. Active pallbearers will be William Thigpen, William Payne, Chip Harrison, Jeff Filmon, Fred Rose, Dennis Land, Thomas Clark, Josh Johnson, and are asked to assemble at the funeral home by 9:45 a.m., on Saturday. Honorary pallbearers will be the Burnside, Wall, Daniel, Ellison and Revell Law Firm and the Pink Magnolia's, and are asked to assemble at the church by 10:30 a.m., on Saturday. If so desired, memorials may be made to Breast Health Center, c/o University Health Foundation, 818 St. Sebastian Way, Suite 204, Augusta, GA 30901. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, August 13, 2004 from 7 until 9 p.m. Platt's Fun eral Home, 337 N. Belair Rd., Evans, GA 30809; 860-6166. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle August 14, 2004