Photography

Gloria J. Leonard

January 12, 1947 ~ August 8, 2021 (age 74)

Obituary Image

Obituary

Gloria J. Leonard was born in Seattle, WA on January 12, 1947, to the union of the late Charles and Katie Ratliff.  After a long battle with Diabetes and Kidney Disease, she departed this life on Sunday, August 8, 2021, surrounded by her daughter and granddaughter.  Gloria retired as the Director, Neighborhood Libraries (Seattle Public Library) after more than 30 years of service.  As a former Librarian reading was one of her favorite pastimes. She loved the Lord and was a founding faithful member of New Beginnings Christian Fellowship.  In addition to her Christian walk, playing BRIDGE and active membership in the Idlewyles private bridge club was her passion. 

Gloria was a loud and proud graduate of Franklin High School’s Class of 1965!  

An active member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. for almost 50 years.

She will be missed by her family, friends, sorority sisters and colleagues worldwide. 

To send flowers to Gloria's family, please visit our floral store.


Services

Visitation
Friday
August 27, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Serenity's Personal Alternative Chapel
749 Central Ave N
Kent, WA 98032

Visitation
Saturday
August 28, 2021

10:00 AM to 10:55 AM
New Beginnings Christian Fellowship
19300 108th Ave SE
Kent, WA 98031

Funeral
Saturday
August 28, 2021

11:00 AM
New Beginnings Christian Fellowship
19300 108th Ave SE
Kent, WA 98031

Burial
Saturday
August 28, 2021

2:00 PM
Sunset Hills Memorial Park
1215 145th Pl SE
Bellevue, WA 98007

Please note
****Friday evening visitation is highly recommended as Saturday's funeral service has limited attendance due to COVID-19 guidelines.****
© 2021 Serenity Seattle Funeral Home & Cremation. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy