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Ernestine Blowe Leicester

Ernestine Blowe Leicester, 91, passed away Sunday, November 8, 2020. She was the daughter of the late Wayland and Betty Blowe. She is predeceased by her husband, Stanley Leicester; son, Woody Curle and her brothers, Lawrence Blowe, Harvey Blowe and LeRoy Blowe and a sister, Estelle Lewis. 

Mrs. Leicester was a hard working lady. Even after her retirement from Lakeview Medical Clinic after 40 years, she stayed busy. In her younger years, she worked at the J.C. Penny in downtown Suffolk as a window dresser and in the women’s department.  She was a member of St. Paul Episcopal Church.

Left to cherish her memory are her children, Linda Motley of Suffolk, VA, Brenda Barker of Murfreesboro, NC and Ernie Curle (Karen) of Franklin, VA; 7 grandchildren, Diane Motley Stephenson, Jerry Wayne Motley, Jr., Ed Motley, Sherrie Brown, Brad Vann, Jason Curle and Kelly Spears and12 great grandchildren; along with her sisters, Ethel B. Fanney and Mary Ellen Motley; brother, J.T. Blowe and sisters-in-law, Pat Blowe and Mary Alice Blowe; three step-children.

A private graveside service will be held in Holly Lawn Cemetery.  Condolences may be registered at RWBakerFH.com

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Sorry for your loss!! Love to all of you

Beverly Hall May 13 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of her passing. I knew her as an excellent nurse.

Joseph Verdirame May 13 2021 12:00 AM

We are thinking of you all with love and deepest sympathy. ~ Pat & Denise

Denise Moore (Blowe) May 13 2021 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of her passing. You all are in our thoughts and prayers. We love you all! -Joey, Dallas, and Maverick Sante

Dallas Sante May 13 2021 12:00 AM

We are sorry for your loss and will keep the family in our prayers. Love, Casey & Nate Welch

Casey Welch May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Dad, so sorry for your loss. I have wonderful memories of her, from my childhood especially. Im glad she is no longer in pain. May she Rest In Peace.

Kelly May 13 2021 12:00 AM

Im so sorry for your loss. I remember your mom fondly from J.C. Penneys. She took me under her wing and made me feel a part of the team. She was always kind and understanding. A true lady who is remembered with love.

Rawles Magee May 13 2021 12:00 AM