|Name:||Leon Naff Sr|
|Occupation:||Retired Maintenance Worker|
|Biography:||Leon L. Naff, Sr. was born October 28, 1929 in Chandler, Oklahoma to Ethel A. William-Hudson and Joseph Naff. He was raised in Chandler, Oklahoma by his mother, Ethel A. Naff and grandmother, Idella Hudson. He attended school and graduated from Douglass High School, Chandler, Oklahoma. Leon attended college at Langston University, Langston, Oklahoma.
Leon as a youth attended Central Baptist Church in Chandler, Oklahoma and later in life joined the membership family of St. John Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, Spencer, Oklahoma which was an important part of his life.
Ada Lena Battle and Leon L. Naff married and moved to Oklahoma City where they raised 7 children. Leon worked in various jobs in Oklahoma City and eventually retired from St. Eugene Catholic Church in Oklahoma City in 2002 as supervisor of maintenance. During his retirement, Leon made himself always available to help others. He was just a phone call away.
Leon L. Naff is preceded in death by his mother, Ethel A. Naff; grandmother, Idella Hudson; father, Joseph Naff; daughter, Sherry (Neal) Parker; and son, Lawrence Dewberry.
Leon is survived by his wife, Ada Lena Naff; his children: Leon L. Naff, Jr., Larry D. Naff, Beverly A. Naff, Duane A. (Betty) Naff, Zelda E. (Charles) Lawson, Ethel A. Williams, Linda Taylor, Russell (Sandra) Johnson, Sherry Neal, Pamela Anderson, O. Mitchel (Glenda) Neal, Richard (Gwen) Naff, Melisa Dewberry, and Janette Naff; 29 grandchildren, 20 great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.|
|Services:||St. John Christian Methodist Episcopal Church 10413 NE 36th St - Spencer, Oklahoma |
|Services Date:||January 11, 2014 11:00 AM|
(January 9, 2014 8:43 PM) Ken Brooks wrote:
Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.
(January 10, 2014 10:07 AM) Kenneth & Tina Williams wrote:
God bless you and your family.
(January 10, 2014 1:08 PM) VaRita Parker (Granddaughter) wrote:
Grandpa, you will be greatly missed. Thank you for the good times in my childhood. Thoughts and Prayers for my family during this time. God bless us all..
(January 10, 2014 11:00 PM) Monique Varner wrote:
Sister Naff, you are in our hearts and prayers during this time. If you need anything, just let us know.
Oklahoma City District Women's Missionary Society
(January 26, 2014 4:16 PM) Shelley Satterfield wrote:
Lena- you and your family are in my heart and prayers. You and Leon have meant so much to my family for years. I love you!
(February 14, 2014 4:17 AM) Marcus smith wrote:
I would like to offer my friend Varita k Parker and her extended family, my deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences on the loss of her grandfather.