Gladys Leffew

Hamilton County

Gladys Alicia Leffew, 84, of Chattanooga, passed away Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, surrounded by her family.She was a beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a woman of strength, tenderness, beauty and love. She enjoyed serving others and touched the lives of all with whom she came in contact. She was a devout Christian and longtime member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church.She is survived by three sons, Bob (Sandy) Leffew, Roy (Leisa) Leffew and Ronnie Leffew; four granddaughters, Michelle Leffew (Anthony) Paolucci, Candace Leffew, Kristin Leffew and Amy Leffew (Gavin) Cox; three great-grandchildren, A.J. Paolucci, Braden Paolucci and Madeline Austin; and one brother, Berti Cazabon.She was preceded in death by her parents, Jose Urrutia, Dr. Felipe and Emelia Cazabon; and a great-grandson, Christian Leffew.A memorial mass will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church with the Rev. Jim Vick officiating.The family will receive friends from 10-11 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, in the Holy Family Hall at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery.Memorial contributions may be made to the American Kidney Foundation at American Kidney Fund, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300 Rockville, MD 20852.Please share your thoughts and memories at are by the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, 404 S. Moore Road, East Ridge, TN 37412.

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