Born 12-23-1927 -- Died 12-13-2003
Walsie McLeod Mahan, 75, of Charleston, Ark., died Dec. 13, 2003, at her home. Born Dec. 23, 1927, at Cave City, Ark., she was the daughter of Homer A. and Eunar Hill Mc-Leod.
She was a factory worker for Cessna Aircraft in Wichita, Kan., a waitress and attended Marietta Cumberland Presby-terian Church in Charleston.
Survivors include three sons -- Leon Mahan of Lexington Park, Md., Jewel C. Mahan of Wichita, Kan., and Edward Mack Mahan of Charleston, Ark.; a sister, June Duvall of Cave City; five brothers -- Thomas McLeod of Charleston, Ray McLeod of Palm Springs, Calif., Billy McLeod of Batesville, and Paul McLeod and Calvin McLeod, both of Cave City; nine grandchildren; six great-grandchildren; and several neices and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Jewel Mahan; a sister, Alice Sharon McLeod; and two brothers -- James E. McLeod and Gerald D. McLeod.
The funeral was Dec. 17 at Qualls Funeral Home Chapel in Cave City with Grayden Milligan officiating. Burial followed in Fairview Cemetery located east of Cave City with arrangements by Qualls Funeral Home of Cave City.
Pallbearers were Eugene Layton, Bartis Hoggard, L.D. Hoggard, Paul Wayne Johnson, Carl Walter Johnson and James Boothby.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Peachtree Hospice, 4300 Rogers Avenue, Fort Smith, AR 12901.