(May 11, 1928 – July 3, 2011)
Ola M. (Covell) Leigeb, 83, of Midland, died at home on July 3, 2011, surrounded by her loving family, after a brave 8 year battle with cancer. Ola was born in Camilla, Georgia on May 11, 1928 to the late Fred and Edna (Robinson) Covell. On Oct. 22, 1976 Ola married Anthony Leigeb in Midland. He predeceased Ola on Jan. 13, 2011. Ola was a member of the Sanford Eagles. She worked for Superfoods for many years retiring in 1978. Ola had many hobbies, including sewing, crafts, craft fairs and making porcelain dolls that she gave to her children and grandchildren. She loved traveling with her children and grandchildren especially to their cottage in Lake City. Ola really enjoyed her casino trips with her daughters and granddaughters. Ola is survived by her daughters, Wanda (Vic) Howe of Hartland, Sherry (Gary) Moe of Sanford; sons, Terry Lower of Sanford, Jerry (Marla) Lower of Midland; step-daughter, Judy (Tom) Houghteling of Beaverton; grandchildren, Corey Lower, Sheila Ercolani, Scott Howe, Erin Badour, Taber Lower, Brynn Lower, Cally Lower; 9 great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Shirley Covell and many nieces and nephews. Ola was predeceased by her sisters, Winifred Mosher, Lucille Bolsbey; brothers, Earl, Russell and Ralph. A Memorial Visitation will be held on Friday, July 8 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Smith-Miner Funeral Home, 2700 W. Wackerly. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Pardee Cancer Treatment Fund. Online condolences can be given at smithminer.com.