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Leslie Elaine Heitman Smalley was born Feb. 7, 1954, in Houston the daughter of Herbert, Jr. and Rosemary Insirillo Heitman. She grew up and attended schools in Houston.

After high school, Leslie went to work for the family’s business, that her grandfather founded, “The Heitman Company.” She was a sale associate for over 25 years.

Leslie then moved to Bellville, where she started her own company, “Make to Order,” a cleaning company.

Leslie loved living in Bellville, she also enjoyed the beautiful hill country, Fredericksburg, Kerrville, and any other towns that had antiques. She loved the outdoors, the scenery, being around the water and trips to Florida on her dad’s boat, fishing along the way.

Leslie passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2011, in Katy at the age of 57.

She is survived by her sons  Jason Horner and his wife, Kelley, of Katy, Matt Walls of Katy, and Jason Smalley and his wife, Jenni, of Bellville. She is also survived by her grandchildren Ethan and Luke Horner of Katy and her future grandchild Caleb Smalley of Bellville; sister Cindy Love and her husband, Mid, of Houston. She was preceded in death by her parents, Herbert and Rosemary Heitman, sister, Gerri Ann Young.

Visitation, 5-7 p.m., Thursday, June 9, 2011, Schmidt Funeral Home, Bellville.

Funeral service, 10 a.m., Friday, June 10, 2011, Schmidt Funeral Home Chapel, Bellville.

Pallbearers: Cole Courville,  Ted Dahlin, Chris Rosales,      Mike Niemann,   Bill Alden,   Rodney Jones.

Interment, Woodlawn Cemetery, Houston.

Friends who wish may make memorial gifts to the: Alzheimer’s Association, Houston and Southeast Texas Chapter, 2242 West Holcombe Blvd., Houston, Texas 77030-2008.

Funeral arrangements under the direction of the Schmidt Funeral Home, P.O. Box 610, 12029 Hwy 36 South, Bellville, Texas 77418. (979)865-2424
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