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LEEK, Elvina
ELVINA LEEK aged 37 years; wife of J. C. Leek, at her home 1911 Eight avenue at 10:40 o'clock last night, of consumption.  Funeral at Twentieth street Baptist church, Sunday at 11 o'clock a.m.  Burial at Spring Hill Cemetery. -The Huntington Advertiser, Friday, February 24, 1899

LEGG, Infant of James
Deaths.
The eleven-months old child of James Legg, living in the country a short distance north of this place, died on the 24th inst., of cholera infantum. -The Cabell Record, Milton, W. Va., Thursday, January 27, 1898

LEGG, Ponia
MRS. PONIA LEGG  Seventy-six years old of Oak Hill, who died Tuesday will be buried this afternoon in an Oak Hill cemetery following funeral services there. -The Herald-Dispatch, Thursday, July 18, 1940, pg. 4
Submitted by Martha Rehm

Le GRAND, Asa A. Sr.
ASA A. LE GRAND, SR.  Sixty-three years old, 4 Perry Avenue, who died Wednesday at his home, will be buried in Ridgelawn cemetery following funeral services today at 2 p. m. at Chapman's Mortuary with the Rev. Denver Dickens officiating.  Pallbearers will be Harold Lane, Homer Frye, Ray Johnson, Richard Lucas, Ransom Frye and Tom Ritchie.  The body is at the funeral home. -The Herald-Dispatch, Friday, Nov. 6, 1964, pg. 24

LeGRAND, Laura
MRS. LAURA LeGRAND Fifty-six years old, of Cross Roads, will be buried today.  Funeral services will be conducted from the Cross Toads church at 2:30 o'clock.  Rev. Mr. Hensley will officiate.  Burial will be at Spring Hill cemetery.  Mrs. Le Grand died at her home Wednesday.  She is survived by seven sons and two daughters. -The Herald-Dispatch, Friday, Feb 10, 1928

LEIST, S. E.
S. E. LEIST Forty-two years old, of 614 Fifth street, secretary-treasure of the Keister Milling Co., died in a local hospital at 12:25 o'clock yesterday morning following a heart attack, culminating an illness of two weeks.  Funeral services will be conducted from the residence at 2 o'clock tomorrow afternoon.  The place of burial had not been determined last night.  Mr. Leist had been a life long resident of Cabell county and had resided in Huntington for the past 30 years.  He became affiliated with the Keister Milling Co. 10 years ago and had been secretary and treasure during the past three years.  Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Lois Ruth Leist; three aunts, Mrs. I. O. Harrold, Mrs. I. N. Fannin and Mrs. W. C. Peyton, all of Huntington; three uncles, Alf Leist of Philadelphia; Carl Leist, Barboursville, and J. B. Leist of Huntington. -The Herald-Dispatch, Friday, December 27, 1929

LEMING, Paris E.
PARIS E. LEMING Fifty-nine years old, of Milton, a shoemaker, died yesterday at 12:30 P.M. at his home.  The body is at the Heck and Danford funeral home and will be taken to the residence today at 10:30 A.M.  Funeral services will be Sunday at 2 P.M. at the residence with the Rev. Harvey Gray, the Rev. Benny Courts and the Rev. Everett Davis officiating.  Burial will be in the Milton cemetery.  Pallbearers will be Fulton Hudgins, E. F. Lemley, Johnson Holley, Taswell Murrell, Elmer Hinkle, Lucian Nichols, Lloyd Holley, and James Ball.  Surviving are the widow, Mrs. Lura Leming; a son Henry Leming of Milton; two brothers, Charles Leming of Covington, Ky., and James Leming of Augusta, Ky., and a sister, Mrs. Dora Loon of Augusa.  Mr. Leming was a member of the Zoar Baptist Church. -The Herald-Dispatch, Friday Morning, May 30, 1941

LeSAGE, J. A. (Joseph Achille)
SUICIDE OF J. A. LESAGE
Who would have thought that Joe Lesage would commit suicide?  He resided in Ironton years ago,--was janitor of the school building--and a more cheerful man than he seemed did not live.  He was always in a good humor, and full of companionable talk with whomever he met. He married a daughter of the late I. C. Dovel, and was highly esteemed man.
He moved from here some twelve years ago, settling on a farm at Lesage's landing above Huntington, and recently he moved to Huntington where his son is practicing medicine.
Last Thursday afternoon, he hung himself.  He had his overcoat on to go downtown, and was waiting for his son, and while waiting, went to the barn.  When his son was ready, he also went to the barn, and there observed his father's feet hanging through a trap door, that opened from the hay loft.  The father had ascended to the loft, and with a piece of wire that comes on baled hay, had hung himself from a beam of the stable.  Life was just flickering in a few spasmodic breaths, as the son took the father from the fatal position; but resuscitation was impossible, and in a moment or two the man was dead.
It is said that for some weeks Mr. Lesage was afflicted with a carbuncle on his neck, and at times he was unconscious, the result of which experience was a disordered mind, which afflicted him with melancholia.
The deceased was a Union soldier and did courageous duty for his country.  He was buried last Saturday. -Ironton Register, February 4, 1892
Submitted by John W. Coffey

LeSAGE, Sidney
SOLDIER LESAGE'S FUNERAL
WILL TAKE PLACE TOMORROW FORENOON AT LESAGE.
Dr. Irvine LESAGE will arrive in the morning with the body of his cousin, Sidney LeSage, who enlisted in Shafter's army, and was taken to Boston, Mass., with other fever patients, where he died.  The funeral will take place at LeSage tomorrow at eleven o'clock, under the auspices of the Knights of the Golden Eagle.  The Ohio River railroad will no doubt give special rates to all who wish to attend the funeral.  Train will leave here at eight o'clock in the morning and return at about four o'clock in the afternoon. -The Huntington Advertiser, Wednesday Evening, August 31, 1898

LEWIS, Florence B.
FLORENCE B. LEWIS Eighty-seven years old, 1230 Ninth Avenue, who died Monday in a Huntington nursing home, will be buried in Woodmere Cemetery following funeral services today at 2 p. m. at the Klingel - Carpenter Mortuary with Dr. Garrett Evans officiating. The body is at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be James R. Gracie, Carl S. Herndon, Bernard Dickison, Marvin Shawer, Lawson Qualls and R. L. Earls. -The Herald-Dispatch, Wednesday, June 3, 1964
 


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