Henry Clay Strait Sr.
Emma Louise Daggett
Helen Elizabeth Strait


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Helen Elizabeth Strait 1

  • Born: 16 Jun 1917, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, USA 2
  • Marriage (1): Arnold Marcelle Leas
  • Died: 17 Mar 2010, Ohio, USA at age 92
  • Buried: Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens, Ashland, Boyd County, Kentucky, USA 2

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Helen Leas (1917-2010)
Helen Leas, 92, of Franklin, Ohio, passed away on Wednesday, March 17, 2010, in Atrium Medical Center.

She was born June 16, 1917, in Ashland, Ky., to Henry Clay and Emma Louise (Daggett) Strait. She was a teacher at Catlettsburg High School for two years. Helen was very active at Normal and Bellefonte Presbyterian churches in Ashland and former church organist.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Arnold M. Leas; brothers Eugene and Henry Strait Jr.; and a sister, Emma Jo Crace.

Helen is survived by a brother, Richard (Harriet) Strait of Franklin, and a sister, Dorothy S. Nestor of Ashland.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 20, 2010, at Kilgore & Collier Funeral Home in Catlettsburg. A celebration of life service will be at 1 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Lamar Ferrell. Interment will be in Golden Oaks Memorial Gardens in Ashland.

Condolences may be sent to www.bakerstevensparramore.com

Baker-Stevens-Parramore Funeral Home in Middletown, Ohio, is in charge of arrangements. 2


Helen married Arnold Marcelle Leas, son of Warren Earl Leas and Leola Mary Spangler. (Arnold Marcelle Leas was born on 19 Jul 1915 in Salem Township, Steuben County, Indiana, USA and died on 17 Sep 2001 in Richmond, Wayne County, Indiana, USA.)



1 Notes from David A. Leas and/or the 1950 Leas Family Genealogy.

2 The Daily Independent Online (http://www.dailyindependent.com/obituaries/local_story_077221610.html/resources_printstory).

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