Johnnie Author Leake, Jr

February 23, 1963 ~ November 19, 2021 (age 58)


Mr. Johnnie Author Leake, Jr. was born February 23, 1963 in Laurens County, South Carolina to Johnny Leake, Sr. and Bessie Speaks Shands. 

He was formally a residence of Laurens Country before moving to Columbia and had a love for his family.  Mr. Leake previously worked in Transportation as a Truck Driver and was a member of First Church of Nazarene in Columbia, South Carolina.  

Mr. Leake leaves to cherish his mother Bessie Shands; his son, Christan Leake; his two daughters, Taylor Leake and Lavashtia (Leake) Pulley; his brothers Joe (Bertha) Lyons, Jessie (Sandra) Leake, Willie (Regina) Leake, Bennie (Helen) Young Sr.; his sisters Johnnie Mae (Charles) Coleman, Betty (James) Johnson, Uzella (Thomas) Sims, Mary Burton, Patricia Briggs, Catherine Bluford, Bertha (Ralph) Suber, Mattie Pearl DeBramalotta; two grandchildren Azion Pulley, James Hill; a host of other relatives and friends. 

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November 29, 2021

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Sanders-Thompson Mortuary, LLC
1235 S Bell Street
Clinton, SC 29325
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Celebration of Life
November 30, 2021

12:00 PM
Springfield Baptist Church Life Center
503 Jersey Street
Laurens, SC 29360
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Interment following funeral service
November 30, 2021

Jersey Cemetery
Laurens, SC 29360

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