Mary Margaret Simpler Leddon, 84, born on Sunday, August 22, 1937, in Coffee Springs, Alabama, and died on Wednesday, September 8, 2021. Mrs. Leddon was a member of The Revival Center Non-Denominational Church in Summerville, SC. She graduated from Paxton High School in Paxton, FL, in 1953 and married her husband of 51 years, Leo Levy Leddon, in 1955. She was a devoted United States Air Force wife and lived in various states in America as well as Great Britain. She was active in the life of her children and grandchild in their formative years and very active in her church in her later years.
Mrs. Leddon is preceded in death by her parents, Lassie and Lucy Simpler, her husband Leo Leddon, Sr., her son Michael Leddon, her brothers Hollis Simpler and Carlis Simpler, and a sister Verdell Murdock.
She is survived by a son, Leo Leddon, Jr. (Sheryl) of Millry, Alabama, her daughter Denise Leddon of Ladson, South Carolina, her grandson William “Billy” Wallace, Jr. of Ladson, South Carolina, her sister Burnell Mack of Milton, Florida, and her brother Thomas Simpler of Lockhart, Alabama, various nieces and nephews, many friends, and loving care givers Cindy Conklin of Summerville, South Carolina, and Rita Williams of Goose Creek, South Carolina. Pallbearers include Jason Leddon, Donnie Murdock, Rick Simpler, John Spivey, Billy Wallace, and Bobby Zills.
A time of visitation will be held at Davis-Watkins Funeral Home, 1474 State Highway 83 North, DeFuniak Springs, Florida 32433, beginning at 1:00 PM on Tuesday, September 14, 2021. The funeral service will begin at 2:00 PM in the chapel and interment will follow at the Gaskin Cemetery in Gaskin, Florida. The Reverend John Wesley Spivey will moderate the service. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to The Revival Center Non-Denominational Church at Post Office Box 2073, Summerville, South Carolina, 29484, or a charity of your choice.
Arrangements and services are under the direction of Davis-Watkins Funeral Home.