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Vicky Jean (Tallent) Leatherman

March 10, 1950 ~ September 8, 2020 (age 70)


Vicky Jean Tallent Leatherman, of Conover, passed away on Tuesday, September 8th, 2020.

She was born March 10th, 1950 in Lincoln County to the late Samuel Gene Tallent and Shirlene Houser Hipp. Vicky was previously employed by Hickory Chair, the Pioneer Company, and Family Coin Laundry. She is often remembered for her West Lincoln School of Dance, a youth program she taught in the early 1980’s.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Samuel Robin Tallent.

Those left to cherish her memory are:
Sons: Bart Leatherman of Raleigh and Tyson Leatherman of Hickory
Siblings: Niles Tallent of Vale, Perry Tallent of Cherryville and Roxanne Tallent of Conover
Grandchildren: Kailyn Bowman and Ryder Bowman
Nieces and Nephews: Holly Kiser, Jessica Barber, Lily Tallent, and Will Tallent

An outdoor graveside service to celebrate Vicky’s life will be held on Saturday, September 12th, 2020 at 11:00 AM at Forest Lawn Cemetery In Lincolnton.

Memorial contributions may be made to Carolina Caring, 3975 Robinson Rd, Newton, NC 28658

Please sign the online guestbook at The Leatherman family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton 828-464-1555.

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