Uva L. Lesley, 87, Columbia City, passed away Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021, at Parkview Regional Medical Center.
Born Dec. 15, 1933, in Peru, she was the daughter of Frederick and Zora (Marquis) Richardson.
Uva is survived by her children: Denise (Bill) Chaney, Jeff (Kathy) Lesley, JoEllen Scott, Teresa (Shawn) Wait and Mark (Angie) Lesley; sister: Shirley Klepinger; brother: Jerry Richardson; 12 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; and 17 great-great-grandchildren. Aside from her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband: Mac Lesley in 2019; sisters: Marjorie Hatten and Doris Grigges; brothers: Glenn Richardson, Herbert Richardson and Joe Richardson; three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 18, at DeMoney-Grimes Funeral Home, 600 Countryside Drive, Columbia City. Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 19, at the funeral home. Burial will take place at South Park Cemetery Annex where she will be laid to rest beside her husband. Memorial donations may be given in memory to donor’s choice.
Please check back Monday for a complete obituary that Uva wrote. Thank you.