Flora Leftwich

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Flora Ann Steptoe Leftwich was born on October 17, 1930, in Columbus, Ohio. She preceded in death by her parents Arnold “Bunch “and Gertrude Steptoe and son Carlo V. Leftwich. Flora leaves to cherish her memory her son, Bartone Corvair “Corleone” Leftwich, granddaughter, Carlesha Valentine, grandson, Antone D. Leftwich; and great grandchildren, Antone M. Leftwich, Miyah Dunlap, and M. Amir Dunlap.

Flora also known as Ms. Floogie, Flo, Goins, Leftwich, Jackson, Leftwich (again) was raised in Columbus, Ohio and she graduated from East High School. Flora was a cheerleader and excelled in academics. After high school she explored California where she worked as a waitress in a diner and this is how she met many celebrities like Nat King Cole, Royal Gordon “Rusty” Bryant, Chuck “Rifleman” Conners, and a host of other celebrities.

Flora had many occupations throughout her life but her most valued work was with CMHA Property Management for over 20 years, she was a highly valued employee and later retired from CMHA.

Flora loved her “therapy” which she called “Pittel’ling” (if you know you, you know). She collected items such as cats, monkeys, wish bones, feathers, and owls over the years.

Flora lived life her own way. If you knew Ms. Floogie you were sure to smile, and she always made you laugh. Flora loved her small family, her sons, her grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Flora will truly be missed.

Visitation 1:00pm and Funeral 2:00pm Friday, August 20, 2021 at MARLAN J. GARY FUNERAL HOME, THE CHAPEL OF PEACE NORTH, 2500 Cleveland Ave.

 

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  1. Lydia Valentine

    Rest Well Miss Flora, you were truly one of a kind , so sweet and funny too. You will truly be missed and never forgotten..

  2. Dau'Sean Fowler

    Ms ( Floogie) Flora ,
    You have always been so full of life, a sweet and kind loving lady. I will never forget you! Fly high Angel. You will be greatly missed and always loved

  3. Sending My Sincerest Condolences To Barton And Family, I remember Mrs. Floogie As A Little Girl on Argyle Dr, She Always Had A Smile On Her Face You Will Be Missed.

  4. To my Phenomenal Aunt/Cousin FloAnn you are one of a kind there will never be another you. Your love and humor will be with all of us forever. Thank you for being in my life and sharing all the fabulous stories and sayings. Heaven truly has received a beautiful flower for the heavenly garden. I am so blessed to have talk with you before you change your address asking you how you are doing. Your favorite saying at 91 fair to meddling I am still in the band just not playing any instrument . Love Jamie and Christopher and the Roberson Family.

  5. Shirinell Holland

    Well Flora you sure brightened my life. You were such a glorious lady and humorous to the core! You left a LASTING impression on my life! You rest now and know you will NEVER be forgotten ❤ ♥ Love you Sherry

  6. Kevin G Stevenson. /lafreda shaver

    She was a very glorious woman cheerful outstanding in our old neighborhood in argyle she will be missed never forgotten

  7. To The Families Of
    Mrs. Flora Leftwich,

    “Flo” Was A Beautiful And Fun Person,
    With A Lively Sense Of Humor.
    Flo And I Used To Grocery Shop Together.
    I Will Cherish Flo’s Memory.
    God Bless You, The Families Of Flo.
    From, Jan Joyner.

  8. John Dukes & Family

    True definition of It Takes A Village! Ms. Flooding will be truly missed, but not forgotten. Thank you for the love.

  9. Jacqueline Ralls

    Our sincere condolences and prayers are extended to the family of Flora Leftwich. We will miss you greatly! Sincerely, Helen T Dozier, one of the Regalettes!

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