Leon (Lee) Stubbs

Published 1:28 am Sunday, December 5, 2010

“Let not your heart be troubled…John 14:4

Funeral services will be held Monday, December 6, 2010 at 12 p.m. in Pleasant Valley Missionary Baptist Church for Mr. Leon (Lee) Stubbs.

The Rev. Edward Stubbs will officiate at the service assisted by the Rev. Borzzell Langhan. Interment will be in the Picayune Cemetery under the direction of Brown’s Funeral Home.

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Leon was born into life on March 16, 1932 to the late Mr. & Mrs. Ogie Stubbs Sr. On Wednesday, December 1, 2010, God called Leon from his labor to his reward at 6:30 a.m. at the family home in Picayune.

Leon attended the Ridgeland School in Bassfield, Miss. After school he became employed with the Jones Construction Company of New Orleans, La.; this is where it all begun, during this time he learned how to let his hands do all the work. He met and married Ms. Bennie Lou Thompson of Bassfield and later moved to New Orleans. To this union four children were born.

He became the founder of Stubbs Construction in New Orleans. He worked from New Orleans to Raleigh, N.C. After returning home to New Orleans, he then met and married Mrs. Jeraldine Stubbs on August 2, 2000 to this union no children were born.

Left to cherish his memory are: his wife, Mrs. Jeraldine Stubbs of New Orleans; 12 children – eight daughters: Connie Booth and Patricia Hall of Bassfield; Veronica, Sandra Day, Tammy and Gwen Stubbs, all of New Orleans, Debria Tripps and Dianell Charles of Houston, Texas and six sons: Wilfred Glen (Jackie) Stubbs of Killeen, Texas, Larry (Trina) Stubbs of Picayune, Anthony and Jazzin Clark of New Orleans and the late Troy Day and Derrald Daniels; 41 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; five stepchildren: Sandra Every, Gregory Beco, Vanessa Adams, Grayson Stubbs and Jeffery Adams; one God-daughter, Bianca Peters; four sisters, Christine Mickell, Evelyn Stubbs and Alice Wilkes all of Picayune and Mrs. Joyce (Morris) Burton of Gulfport, Miss.; six brothers, Robert Stubs, Thomas (Joyce) Stubbs, Charles Stubbs, Edward (Lois) Stubbs, Liddell (Deborah) Stubbs and Ogie Stubbs Jr. all of Picayune; and one special friend, McKinley Warner of Bassfield.

Visitation will be one hour prior to service at the church.

Brown’s Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.