HEPHZIBAH, Ga. - Mrs. Barbara Jackson Leatherwood, beloved wife of SGM (Ret.) Matthew Leatherwood, Sr., entered into rest February 17, 2006, at Eisenhower Army Medical Center. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, February 23, 2006, at 11 a.m. at the Bicentennial Chapel, Ft. Gordon, with Rev. Gary Kerr officiating. Burial will be at Georgia Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Milledgeville. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions be made to the Barbara J. Leatherwood Scholarship Fund, to benefit a junior enlisted spouse and a Paine College bound student, c/o Ft. Gordon Service Club, P.O. Box 7289 Ft. Gordon, GA 30905 The family will receive friends from 4 to 6 p.m. this evening at the funeral home. Williams Funeral Home, 2945 Old Tobacco Road, Hephzibah, GA.
The Augusta Chronicle February 22, 2006