Leets O. Myers
Date of Death: February 16, 2010
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Leeta Ondrea Myers Leeta O. Myers, 73, of Lafayette, died unexpectedly early Tuesday morning, Feb. 16, 2010, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Lafayette. She was born July 12, 1936, and was the daughter of the late Frank Lynn and Anna (Watkins) Granger. She married Richard W. Myers of Frankfort on May 20, 1989, in Mulberry.…

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Rita Sparenberg Wolff left a message on February 22, 2010:
To all of the family&s of Leeta,

I can not find the words to say how shocked I was to hear the news of Leeta&s passing. She was a great person and I am glad to say that I grew up while worked for her for many years. She is still a big part of who and what I am today.

I only wished that I could have attended the service at "The Debonair". I did see the newscast on TV18 and saw many faces and names that I remember from the past. There have been many times in the years gone by that I have thought of all of you, Leeta, Skeeter, Tootie, Nita, and Vela. You were all a big part of my family for so many years, and now a part of you is gone.

I could not hear the music in the background during Sunday&s service, but I can only hope that it was "WE ARE FAMILY, I&VE GOT ALL MY SISTERS WITH ME"!

Leeta is now up taking care of Mrs. G ! I know she missed her!
My thoughts are with all of you and your family&s.

God needed a GOOD Haircut!!

Love and miss all of you, Rita Wolff
Susan Sigo left a message on February 22, 2010:
To all,
I just read in the news that Leeta passed away. I would have been there Sunday if I had known. What an absolute pleasure it was to have worked with Leeta. Her encouragement that she gave me was one I will never forget. Everytime I put my lipstick on, I will always remember Leeta getting after us girls when our lipstick had worn off!! She was a "class act"! My 2 year experience with her...I will never ever forget. God bless to all of you.
Much love,
Susie Sigo
roger and wilma scott left a message on February 22, 2010:
I REMEMBER LEETA WHEN SHE WAS IN BEAUTY SCHOOL AT RUDAES MANY YEARS AGO. SHE DID MY HAIR FOR MY SENIOR PROM AND MANY TIMES AFTER THAT. SHE WAS ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE INSIDE AND OUT. I&M SURE IS WILL BE MISSED BY ALL. SKEETER KEEP YOUR CHIN HIGH.

WILMA AND ROGER
Lloyd,Connie,Cliff Sharp left a message on February 21, 2010:
To: Ashly,Scott Williams and Family,

Our sympathy and prayers are with you and your family.

Love and Friendship,

The Sharps
Mary Ann Johnson left a message on February 21, 2010:
My deepest sympathy goes out to Leeta&s family. I&ve been a customer of Leeta&s for many years and have always loved the way she did my hair and the wonderful friendship we have developed over the years.
She was truly a "beautiful" person on the outside as well as the inside.
I will truly miss her! Sincerely, Mary Ann Johnson
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Sandy Pendleton left a message on February 20, 2010:
Dear Family and Friends:

Leeta will be saddly missed by her clientele,family, grandchildren,neices,nephews and sisters.
She was the most friendly lady that I have had the pleasure of meeting. She always had a smile even if she was hurting and that meant a lot too all.

She is now in GODS WORLD doing what she did the best
making people happy. There will be another BRIGHT STAR
shining in the sky forever. We will miss you.
Eva Crawn Gould left a message on February 20, 2010:
Dear family and friends of Leeta, Sorry to hear of your loss. Leeta gave me a wonderful start in hairdressing. I have happy memories of working at the Debonair. I&m sure all you "girls" are going to miss her dearly. Again my condolences. God Bless Eva Crawn Gould
Elaine Hubell left a message on February 20, 2010:
Leeta was my hair stylist beginning in 1986, with the exception of the year of hair loss from cancer treatment. She was the best! I remember how kind she was when it came time to get rid of the wig and start working with my new, short growth. She was able to make me feel more human again. I am so sorry to know that she is gone. You (especially her sisters) have my deepest sympathy. Sincerely, Elaine Hubbell
Candy Greek left a message on February 20, 2010:
To the family,

I am soooo sorry to hear of your loss. Leeta was a wonderful person. I got to know her thru my sister, Marci Stoner. She did my hair for a few years and will be missed.
God be with you during your time of sorrow. Just remember you will be together again some day. Love to all.

Candy Greek
Dan Casey left a message on February 20, 2010:

The news of Leeta&s passing just broke my heart and brought tears to my eyes.

She was one of the kindest and most accomplished people I ever knew, I conisder knowing her to have been a great honor.

Leeta was the first "business-women" I ever knew (surrounded by them now) and always was a "leader" in so many ways. The Debonair was a great achievement for anyone to have accomplished and for me personnally a source of many great memories; running in to see my mother while she was in the chair chatting Leeta up, years of Leeta&s advice as I attempted to be as "in style" as possible, the hundreds of haircuts and all the laughs during each one, just stopping by to say "hello" when back in town. By walking into her business I benefited in many ways beyond the improvement of my appearance.

She was a classy lady and will be missed by many of us. She will also be welcomed by many as she moves on.

Our thoughts, prayers and love to your family.

Dan Casey
Los Angeles, California
Bill Kniesly left a message on February 20, 2010:
Leeta and I met each other when I was working at WASK radio in Lafayette back in the 60s....the Debonair was one of he first "Beauty Shops" to cut men&s hair...quite a
shift from barber shop custom of that era. She was wonderful warm person and we remained friends for many years until I moved from Lafayette. I was honored to have participated in a some of her charity events and I know her family and friends will miss her. She was one of a kind.



Jana Fitzgerald left a message on February 19, 2010:
My condolences to all of the relatives and co-workers of Leeta&s. She was definitely a dedicated hairstylist that loved her profession. She was a model for my mother (Leah Hurst) in many hairstyling contests in different states. She was beautiful, inside and out. I know how much you will all miss her. May she rest in peace. Jana Fitzgerald
Donna( Maxey) Austin left a message on February 19, 2010:
Iwish to express my familys sadness at hearing of Leeta&s passing. I&m hoping you will remeber me ,I&m Tony&s sister. We would like to have attended the memorial Sunday ,but we will be out of town. We all loved Leeta, but I believe she is in Gods arms now and will have eternal peace. May God bless all of you. Donna Austin , Willie Burk , Tony Maxey,Irene Maxey
Deb McClure left a message on February 19, 2010:
My deepest sympathy to each of you upon the loss of Leeta. What a lovely lady! May the many memories you share bring comfort, joy and peace.
To Leeta K., Though the water wasn&t always smooth, the captain always loved you unconditionally. Hang in there, girlfriend. Deb
Jeanne and Keith Zarse left a message on February 19, 2010:
Dear Family of Leeta,
We were so very saddened to hear of Leeta&s death. We loved Leeta. She was our beautician for many years through 70&s and 80&s. We will always remember her bubbly and positive personality. She was a dedicated business owner with compassion, creativity, honesty, and loyalty She was a dear friend and always put others before her self. She was a beautiful person inside and out. Family was very important to her and always spoke so highly of all of them. She was the best of best and will be so very missed.

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this very difficult time. God be with all of you.
With our sincere sympathy,
Keith and Jeanne Zarse
Carl & Sharon Johnson left a message on February 19, 2010:

Vela, Butch, Skeeter and all of Leeta&s family:
Carl & I send our deepest sympathy to each of you. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Leeta was a special lady and will long be remembered by everyone that knew her. God Bless,
Carl and Sharon Johnson
Naples, Fl.

lShirley Stitz left a message on February 19, 2010:
Dear Ones...Richard, Tootie, Nita, Sketter, Vela,and all your families:
I cannot believe the news I received yesterday through a friend at home. Leeta can&t be gone! I just can&t believe it! I am in Florida for the winter months,and altho I knew Leeta had some serious health issues before I left Lafayette on Jan. 1st, I never could have imagined it would lead to her death. I was a client of Leeta&s for many years, and I am so sorry not to be in Lafayette to pay my respects. Leeta and I shared recipes and talked a lot about making pies and cooking. She was one of the hardest working women I knew.
I know how deeply you all will miss her strong presence in your lives, as will all of us who knew her. She bent over backwards to please all us women who wanted to look like Sophia Loren, and many times, came into the shop very early to meet "our schedules." We&ll be forever grateful for her kindness, and we&ll never forget her. I pray that time will help to heal a small portion of the deep hurt in your hearts today. My deepest sympathy. Shirley Stitz
Soller-Baker Funeral Homes, Inc. left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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