Eleanor J. Leatherwood


Eleanor J. Leatherwood, 87, of Ooltewah, passed away on Friday, July 22, 2022.

Eleanor was born on March 22, 1935.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her son; seven siblings; and a great-grandson.

Eleanor is survived by her husband of 63 years, Roy Leatherwood; her brother, Edgar (Lorene) Swafford; her children, Barbara Marchant, Angela Burns and Bill (Tammy) Leatherwood; her eight grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 27, 2022, at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home. A visitation will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. prior to the funeral service at the funeral home.

A private burial of ashes will take place at a later date.

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