Leora (Doll) League, 77 departed this life and went home to glory on January 3, 2021. Leora was born in East Chicago, Indiana on April 18, 1943 to the late Norman James Flynn and Tallie Mae Maggot. Leora attended East Chicago Washington High School. Leora was married to the late Walter League II in 1965 for 31 years until his death in 1996. Leora upon graduating from high school was employed with St. Catherine Hospital in their food services department for 35 years. Leora, never missed a day of work or called in sick during her employment with St. Catherine Hospital. Leora’s love and devotion did not stop with her family, but extended to all whose lives she touched. Often known as “Doll Baby” to friends and family. Leora was “special” to all family members and friends. Leora loved traveling to a plethora of places. Leora accepted Jesus Christ as her Lord and Savior at a young age.
Leora leaves to cherish her memory her two sons, Donald J. Newman and Walter E. League III. She was the grandmother of four, Gabrielle M. Newman, Victoria M. Newman, Aarjion J. League, and Katrell T. Preston. She also leaves behind three sisters, Norma Jean Martin, AneatriceDaniels, Jessica Morgan and four brothers Andrew Smith III, Fred Flynn, Erroll Flynn and Tyrone Smith and a host of nieces and nephew. Leora was preceded in life by her father Norman James Flynn and mother Tallie Mae Maggot, brother’s Darryl Flynn, Norman Flynn and sister’s Clara Taylor, Jackie Flynn, and Merle Ard.
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