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Edith D. Leap, 79 Of Richmond Dies September 16

RICHMOND, Sept. 22 – Edith Dunkum Leap, 79, of Richmond, passed away peacefully Wednesday, September 16, 2009 with family by her side.

She is survived by her husband of 56 years, James H. Leap; two daughters, Mary Lou Thatcher and husband, Bob of Grandy, N.C. and Alma Leap and devoted friend, Al; one granddaughter, Whitney M. Harris; a brother, Wesley Dunkum Jr. and wife Jeane, of Scottsville; sister, Janet Ayres and husband, Billy of Austin TX.

A graveside service was conducted Saturday at Westhampton Memorial Park.

Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society.

Arrangements by the West Chapel of Bennett Funeral Home, Glen Allen.