July 18, 2002

(7/24/1916 - 7/13/2002)

Annice Lucille Leslie, 85, of Hutchinson, KS, formerly of Rutledge, MO, passed away July 13, 2002, at the Hutchinson Hospital in Hutchinson, KS.

The daughter of Jasper Newton and Dora (Cauffman) Pruett, she was born July 24, 1916, at Rutledge, MO.

On April 6, 1935, at Memphis, MO, she was united in marriage to Estel Wayne Leslie and he preceded her in death on August 12, 1977.

She is survived by two sons, Robert Leslie and his wife, Bette of Nixa, MO and Larry Leslie and his wife, Sue of Hutchinson, KS; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and four brothers, Theodore, Orville, Dale and Lennie Pruett.

She was reared in the Rutledge community and graduated with the class of 1934 from the Rutledge High School, Rutledge, MO.

Mrs. Leslie owned and operated the Rutledge Grocery Store in Rutledge, MO for a number of years. Following their retirement, Mr. and Mrs. Leslie moved to Hutchinson, KS, in 1973, to make their home.

She was employed at the cafeteria in the First National Bank Building in Hutchinson, KS, for a number of years.

She was a 50-year member of the Rutledge Chapter of #343 O.E.S. at Rutledge, MO.

Visitation will be after 11:00 a.m. until time of service Wednesday, July 17, 2002, at the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Chapel at Edina, MO.

Funeral services will be held July 17, 2002, at the Hudson Rimer Funeral Chapel at Edina, MO, with Reverend Kathy Morrison officiating. Eastern Star Services will be held prior to the funeral service, conducted by the Rutledge Chapter #343 O.E.S. of Rutledge, MO. Music will be recorded selections. Burial will be in the Pauline Cemetery at Rutledge, MO. An expression of sympathy may be made to the American Cancer Society in memory of Annice Lucille Leslie. Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home of Edina, MO is in charge of services.

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