Lucille “Lou” M. Leazier, 74 of Montpelier passed away Tuesday evening at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Lou was born August 19, 1938 in Detroit, Michigan to Ora D. and Clara B. (Ashley) Jones. She graduated from Camden-Frontier, Michigan High School in 1956. On September 8, 1972 Lucille married Larry A. Leazier in Bryan, Ohio and he survives.
Lucille was primarily a homemaker but had worked as a journeyman machinist and as a waitress during her life.
In addition to her husband, Lucille is survived by six sons: Vaughn (Karen) Hukill of Edon, Ohio, Larry (Cheri) Leazier of Columbia City, Indiana, Keven Wood (Belle) McFadder of Birmingham, Alabama, Donald (Joan) Leazier of Columbia City, Indiana, Shannon (Tammy) Leazier of Waynedale, Indiana, Mark A.T. Leazier of Montpelier; two daughters: Roxsann (Chris) Carter of Columbia City, Indiana and Michele K. Nichols of Fort Wayne, Indiana; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Lucille is also survived by four brothers: Ronald (Becky) Jones of Nocona, Texas, Donald (Gail) Jones of Hemet, California, Andrew (Donna) Jones of Dalahonga, Georgia and Michael (Sherry) Jones of Edgerton, Ohio.
Lou was preceded in death by her parents, one son: Shane M. Leazier, two brothers, Leo and David Jones and a granddaughter, Alicia Stein.
There will be no visitation for Lucille. A private graveside service will be held at Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci, Michigan with Father Fred Duschl to officiate. Preferred donations are to the Williams County Senior Center. Arrangements are being handled by the Thompson Funeral Home in Montpelier and condolences may be made online to thethompsonfuneralhome.com.
Do not stand at my grave and weep,
I am not there. I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glint on snow.
I am the sunlight on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain
When you wake in morning hush,
I am the swift uplifting rush
of quiet birds in circling flight.
I am the soft starlight at night.
Do not stand at my grave and cry,
I am not there. I did not die.
– Author Unknown