Nancy "Jean" (Emig) Leeper, 81, of Rossburg, OH, passed away early Friday morning, January 13, 2012 at the Reid Hospital in Richmond, IN.
She was born in Miami County, Ohio, daughter of the late John Henry and Helen Mildred (Creager) Emig. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, N. Edward Leeper on April 4, 2010; a son, Donald Leeper; and a brother, Robert Emig.
Jean had helped her husband on the family farm and with the family milk transport business. She had worked in her later years as a clerk at Depweg's Grocery in Rossburg.
She is survived by her children, Douglas of Georgia, David of Rossburg, Dennis (Karlynn) of Rossburg, Diane (Tom) Jenkins of Greenville, Dane (Linda) of Ansonia, Darin of Ft. Myers, FL, Darrell (Cheryl) of Georgia, Darwin (Valerie) of Rossburg, Dwane of Rossburg, Doreen (Chris) Culy of Winchester, IN, and Dwight (Kim) of Rossburg; daughter-in-law, Kathy Leeper of Rossburg; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; a sister, Barbara Spahr of Carthagena, OH; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Services will be held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, January 17, at the Oliver-Floyd Funeral Home in Greenville. Burial will follow in the Greenville Township Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5 p.m. till 8 p.m. on Monday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.oliverfloyd.com