On November 3rd 2014, Coretha Perry Leath, age 62; entered into Paradise to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Coretha was born on July 2, 1952 in Bamberg, SC. She is preceded in death by her parents Helen Louis Brunson Perry and Johnnie Lee Perry.
She was the Owner of Hope Haven Group Home where she dedicated her life caring for individuals with disabilities. She was also the owner of Leath Fashion & Floral Design (also known as Just One Touch) where she blessed many with her creativity.
Coretha is survived by her husband Carlton Leath and children; Felicity Monroe (Gainesville); Chandra Span (Ray), Tampa, FL; Tammie Cotton (Freeman), Lutz, FL, Christa Williams, Gainesville, FL; Kwanna Williams, Tampa, FL; Carlton Leath Jr., Gainesville, FL. Grandchildren, Deonte Lewis, Kadjiah Slater, Tyrone Wiley, Titianna Wiley, Raymond Benefield II, Jeffery Larkins Jr., Taniya Merricks, Kayla Barrow, Mariah Titer and one great grandchild Jordyn Jackson .
Home going services will be held on Saturday, November 08, 2014 at 11:00am at Compassionate Outreach Ministries, located at 320 S.E. 43rdStreet Gainesville, FL 32641. Burial will follow at Forest Meadows Memorial Park West in Jonesville. There will be a visitation at Forest Meadows Funeral Home on Friday, November 07, 2014 from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Donations may be made to the Hope Haven Group Home at 3416 NW 61st PL, Gainesville, FL 32653
Family and friends will meet at 10:00am at the home of Coretha Leath located at 3416 NW 61stPlace, Gainesville, FL 32653 to form the funeral cortege.
Funeral Arrangements are under the care of Forest Meadows Funeral Homes and Cemeteries, 725 NW 23rd Ave, Gainesville, FL 32609 (352)378-2528, Please sign Coretha’s online guestbook at www.forestmeadowsfh.com