Lonora A. Leatherwood, 68, of Vidor died Friday, Aug. 21, 2009 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. A funeral liturgy outside Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m., Monday, at Memorial Funeral Home of Vidor, with burial to follow at Williamson Cemetery in Vidor. Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. and a Christian Vigil at 7 p.m. Sunday, at the funeral home.

Lonora was born on April 18, 1941 in Beaumont, to Orie and Ella Lavergne. Lonora retired from the Vidor post office after 15 years of service as a Postal Clerk. She was a longtime Vidor resident and a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Vidor.  

Lonora is survived by her husband, James Leatherwood of Vidor; son, Jimmy Leatherwood of Buna; daughters, Debbie Hannah and Lori Dyess both of Vidor; brother, Jerry Lavergne of Buna; sister, Candy Jenkins of Fred; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.