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Leah Ann Alley Kidd

April 9, 1929 — November 25, 2022



Leah Ann was born April 9, 1929, in Kenova, WV to the late Starling Kessler “SK” Alley and Anna Lee Burton Alley. She was a graduate of Cumberland Mountain High School, Crab Orchard, TN, and Berea College, Berea KY. She was an educator who had a long and successful career at Charlton County High School in Folkston GA. 


Survivors include her daughter Diane Vanzant (Buster) of Keystone Heights FL, daughter Susan Brantley of Folkston GA, son Steven Kidd (Sue) of Bonaire GA, daughter Lynda Southwell (Sidney) of Folkston GA, Brother Kessler “Kess” Alley of Philadelphia PA, sister Fay Larsen (Dick) of West Jordan, UT,  sister Ruth Tracy (Rick) of Rocklin, CA, sister Edith Sedlak of McDonough GA, sister Margaret Johnson of Fishers, IN, and brother Kenneth Alley (Elizabeth) of Crab Orchard TN, brother-in-law Kenneth Kidd (Frances) of Afton, VA. 


Grandchildren: Kellie (Russell) Mills, Jason Brantley (Jessica), Beau (Lindsay) Southwell,  
Leah (Wes) Bland, Christie (Jeremy) Galton, and Rebecca Kidd.


Great-Grandchildren: Kaitlyn Henry, Mason Bland, Sarah & Charlie Southwell and numerous nieces and nephews also daughters and sons adopted by heart.


She was preceded in death by her husband Irvine Harvey Kidd and son David Alan Kidd.


Memorialization will be by cremation. A memorial service will be held at 11:00am on Saturday, December 3, 2022 at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service. Burial will be at Crab Orchard Cemetery in Crab Orchard, TN at a later date.


In lieu of flowers donations may be made to GHC Hospice Foundation, Gloucester St, Suite 303, Brunswick, GA 31520. 


Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at  Arrangements are under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home, 526 Oakwood Street, Folkston, Georgia 31537.

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