Martha B. Leopard

Martha B. Leopard

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Greer, SC

Martha Bates Leopard, 77, went home to be with the Lord June 6, 2023.

A native of Greenville County, SC, daughter of the late Eugene and Mattie Ree Campbell Bates, she was a homemaker and worked with her husband as a house painter for 22 years.

Surviving are her husband of 59 years, Ernest Toy Leopard of the home; one son, David Leopard (Tina) of Greer, SC; one daughter, Angela Bates of Greenville, SC; five brothers, Furman Bates of Taylors, SC, Charles Bates of Greer, SC, Dan Bates of Greer, SC, Mark Bates of Marietta, SC, and Richard Bates of Taylors, SC; one granddaughter, Brandi Ramsey (Jerry); and one great-grandson, Kaleb Ramsey.

Mrs. Leopard was predeceased by one son, Douglas Eugene Leopard, and one sister, Marie Bates.

A graveside service will be held 1 p.m. Friday, June 9, 2023, at Wood Memorial Park conducted by Rev. Pete Campbell.

Visitation will be held after the service at the gravesite.

Online condolences may be made to

The Greer Citizen

317 Trade Street Greer, SC 29651

Phone: 1-864-877-2076

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