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Betty Ellen Leafgreen

July 19, 1933 — January 14, 2020

Betty Ellen Leafgreen age 86 of Fairfield, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at Mercy Hospital, Iowa City, IA.

Funeral services will be 11:00 a.m. Saturday, January 25, 2020, at Foursquare Church with Pastor Matt Crowl officiating.  Visitation for family & friends will be prior to the service starting at 9:00 a.m. Burial will follow after the luncheon at Lebanon Cemetery.

A memorial has been established with cards and memorials being mailed to Kenneth Leafgreen, 1695 Hwy. 34, Fairfield, Iowa 52556.

Betty was born July 19, 1933, at West Point, Iowa to Carl and Goldie (Barbee) Davis.  She married Clarence Paul Leafgreen on June 28, 1952, in Fairfield.  He passed away on July 20, 1995.

Betty enjoyed helping Clarence on their acreage. She was a member of the Foursquare Church, teaching many years Sunday School and Cupbearers.  She enjoyed traveling with the Heritage Travel Club.  Some of her interests were crocheting, watching game shows, reading westerns, fishing, listening to Christian music and doing word search.  Betty looked forward to spending time with family and going out to eat with friends.

Betty will be missed by her children, Kenneth (Jill) Leafgreen, Ronald Leafgreen, Rick (Tamara) Leafgreen and Linda (Mark) Hickenbottom; 7 grandchildren, Steve (Erica) Leafgreen, Dawn (Ryan) Waugh, Bobbi Jo Markle, Ryan (Joy) Leafgreen,  Jamie (Nathan) Kottwitz, Amy (John) Huff, Alisha (Danny) Vandenberg; 3 step grandchildren, Mandie (Sean) Conner, Michaela (Carson) Van Hooser and Whitney Hickenbottom; 13 great grandchildren; 4 step great grandchildren; and her sister, Donna Brown.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Goldie Davis; husband, Clarence Leafgreen; son, Larry Leafgreen; and her siblings, Richard Davis, Arthur Davis, Albert Davis, Russel Davis, Charldeane Jakubowski and infant brother Charles Davis.

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Saturday, January 25, 2020

9:00 - 11:00am (Central time)

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Funeral Service

Saturday, January 25, 2020

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