Mrs. Lillian Underwood Leeper, 74, of Kingsport, TN went to be with the Lord Wednesday, March 29, 2017.
Mrs. Leeper enjoyed singing, spending time with others, working in her church, as well as with the youth, and traveling. She enjoyed going to nursing homes and different churches in the area to sing. She also started the Douglas Twirlettes and Little Miss Vision Pageant in 2004. She worked at North Electric Citizen Union Bank, First Community Bank, Walmart, Citi Group, and served as a substitute teacher for the Kingsport City and Hawkins County school system.
Mrs. Leeper is survived by her loving husband William Clifford (Papaw) Leeper; her sons, Billy (Edith) Leeper, and Reggie Leeper; daughter, Tonia (O'Nile) Johnson; grandchildren, Kris (Tierra) Leeper of Virginia Beach, VA, and Blake Leeper of California. She also leaves her sisters Sandy Wilmer, Bonney Jean Abbott, of Kingsport; aunts Shirley Liggett of Arlington, VA, Ruth Russell of Kingsport; special daughters Renée Charles-Leeper and Robin Russell of Florida; special friends, Wilena Gavin; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, and friends to cherish her memory.
Special thanks to Dr. Malcolm Matthews and his staff at the Cancer Center at Indian Path Medical Center.