January 29, 2014
Olan Leatherwood, age 84, of Newport, died Wednesday, January 29, 2014, at his
He was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church.
He was a veteran of the Korean War.
He was preceded in
death by his parents William and Cenie McGaha Leatherwood, four brothers, and two sisters.
He is survived by his wife of fifty-seven years Imogene Freeman Leatherwood of
the home, son Terry Leatherwood of Nashville, brother Vick Leatherwood, sisters Jeanette and Dorcas
Laws, all of Gastonia, North Carolina; and several nieces and nephews. He will also be missed by
special friends Amber Broyles, Jessica Owenby, Amedysis Home Health and Hospice caregivers, Tommy
Frazier, Waldo Freeman, Robert Harer, Tommy McGaha, and Burl Roberts.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 1, 2014, at the
Brown Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Ransom Hall officiating.
Interment will follow at Resthaven Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 12:00—2:00 p.m. prior to the funeral
Friends may sign online at www.brownfuneralhomenewport.com.
Funeral Home is honored to serve the Leatherwood family.