Rader Funeral Home - Kilgore, TX

Essie Mae Leak
November 28, 1924 - April 15, 2017
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Funeral Services for Essie Mae Leak, 92, of Longview will be held on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at Peatown Christian Church with Reverend Jim Lewis officiating. Burial will follow at the Peatown Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Rader Funeral Home in Kilgore Tuesday evening from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Mrs. Leak passed away on Saturday, April 15, 2017 in Kilgore.

Essie Mae was born on November 28, 1924 in Ardmore, Oklahoma. She was the daughter of the late Frank Hines and Essie Veda Turner Hines. Essie Mae was a member of First Christian Church of Longview and Peatown Christian Church. She worked as a secretary in the field of education for 60 years. Essie Mae worked for Region 7 Education Service Center for 40 years, retiring in 2007 as an Executive Secretary. She loved her job and her work family. Essie Mae was a member of Texas Retired Teachers Association and Texas Educational Support Staff Association. Her family will remember her as a loving wife, mother, grandmother and friends.

Mrs. Leak is survived by her children Linda Birdwell and husband Mike of Dallas, Jack Leak and wife Judy of Longview, Pat Davis and husband Leon of Longview, Carol Smith and husband Dennis of Longview and Bill Leak and wife Chanda of Longview; sister-in-law, Virginia Jones; eight grandchildren, nine great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Jack G. Leak, Jr.; brothers, Charles and Frank Hines; sisters, Fayrene Morgan and Dolores Spencer.

Essie Mae Leak
November 28, 1924 - April 15, 2017
Visitation Schedule
Rader Funeral Home of Kilgore
401 North Martin Street
Kilgore, TX  75662
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
6:00 P.M. - 8;00 P.M.
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Service Schedule
Funeral Service
Peatown Christian Church
FM 2011
Longview, TX  75603
Wednesday, April 19, 2017
10:00 A.M.
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Peatown Cemetery
FM 2011
Longview, TX  75603
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