Aug. 17, 1920-Dec. 10, 2007
Elizabeth F. Leonard, 87, of Cardiff died Dec. 10. She was born in Roanoke, W.Va., and was a librarian for San Dieguito High School. She was a member of the California Retired Teachers Association.
Services: none announced. Arrangements: Accu-Care Cremation Center.
—San Diego Union-Tribune, published December 24, 2007
Elizabeth Fryatt Leonard
Elizabeth Leonard passed away on Dec. 10, 2007 at Scripts [sic] Hospital, in California. She was born in Roanoke WV on August 17, 1920.
The family moved to Gilmer County where her parents operated a store. Elizabeth graduated from Glenville State College in 1939, where she earned her teaching degree. She loved to return to her home place in Stouts Mills every year until her health would no longer permit it.
Elizabeth has taught school in many different states, including Virginia, where she met her husband, Tom. She taught for many years in California. She was a librarian at San Dieguito High School for 23 years before retiring in 1982.
After her retirement, she spent a lot of time visiting her friends who were shut-ins and lived in retirement home.[sic]
In 1965 she was invited to join the Beta Delter [sic] chapter of the Delta Kappa Gamma. This organization is international and seeks women teachers of high quality. She was also active in the California Teachers Association.
Elizabeth was preceded in death by her parents Tillison and Lulu Lynch Fryatt, a brother a sister, her husband, Tom, and her son Tommy. She was also preceded in death by a nephew Mark Stoner of Stouts Mills.
She is survived by nephews John and Teddy Fryatt of Virginia, Terry Stoner of Elyria, OH, and a nice Sandra Bruce of Stouts Mills. She also leaves behind many great niece and nephews.
—The Glenville Democrat – Dec 20, 2007