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Lila M. Leopard

April 26, 1919 July 30, 2019
Lila M. Leopard
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Obituary for Lila M. Leopard

Lila M. Leopard, 100, of Newberry, died July 30, 2019 at White Oak Manor.

Born on April 26, 1919 in Newberry County, she was a daughter of the late W.J. and Mattie Mae McCartha.

Mrs. Leopard was a very active and faithful member of West End Baptist Church and a member of the Fidelis Class. She was employed with Oakland Mills for 47 years.

Lila is survived by her husband, Charles E. Leopard; son, Toby Martin (Connie) of Pomaria; grandchildren, Eddie Martin of Irmo and Tina Knight (Todd) of Prosperity; great grandsons, Devin Ardeljan and Cash Knight; sisters, Mary Frances Hembre of Newberry and Ruby Lee Lake (Alton) of Prosperity; brother, J.C. McCartha of Newberry; and numerous nieces and nephews.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, August 1, 2019 from 5:00 until 6:30 PM at the Whitaker Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be conducted at West End Baptist Church on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 11:00 am by Rev. Timothy Thompson. Burial will follow in Newberry Memorial Gardens.

Pallbearers will be Doc Longshore, Craig Kesler, Todd Knight, Devin Ardeljan, Eddie Martin, and Cash Knight.

Honorary pallbearers are Bill Braswell, John Franklin, Bub Cockrell, Larry Hazel, Henry Dodgen, Dr. Bradberry, active and honorary members of the Newberry Fire Department, The Fidelis Sunday School Class, and MSA Hospice.

Memorials are suggested to West End Baptist Church, 620 Main Street, Newberry, SC 29108.

Memories and condolences may be sent to the family at

Whitaker Funeral Home in Newberry is assisting the family.

Previous Events





5:00 PM 8/1/2019 5:00:00 PM - 6:30 PM 8/1/2019 6:30:00 PM
Whitaker Funeral Home - Newberry

1704 College Street
Newberry, SC 29108

Whitaker Funeral Home - Newberry
1704 College Street Newberry 29108 SC
United States





11:00 AM 8/2/2019 11:00:00 AM
West End Baptist Church

620 Main Street
Newberry, South Carolina 29108

West End Baptist Church
620 Main Street Newberry 29108 South Carolina
United States

Cemetery Details


Newberry Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

15127 CR Koon Hwy
Newberry , SC 29138

15127 CR Koon Hwy Newberry 29138 SC
United States

Memorial Contribution

West End Baptist Church

620 Main Street
Newberry, South Carolina 29108

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