Bernita Ann Leffew, 61

Published 3:40 pm Monday, May 24, 2021

Bernita Ann Leffew

1959 – 2021

Bernita Ann Leffew, 61, died May 23, 2021 in Danville. Born July 27, 1959 in Los Angeles, California, she was the daughter of the late George and Bernice White Lemonds. She worked as a nurse at Ephraim McDowell. Bernita loved her family, especially her children and grandchildren. She also enjoyed the beach and was a die hard Louisville fan. Bernita was a member of First Baptist. She is predeceased by a brother, Russell Lemonds and a son Chuck Leffew. She is survived by her husband, William Charles Leffew; her daughter, Cierra (Daniel) Emerson; two sons, Bobby (Kyla) Leffew and Travis (Renita) Leffew; a sister Linda Gray; two brothers, Kenny (Sharon) Lemonds and Philip (Robin) Geveshausen; and seven grandchildren, Alyssa Wysong, Caleb Leffew, Braylee Leffew, Peyton Leffew, Kynslee Leffew, Karrington Leffew, and Emerson Leffew. Public visitation will be held from 6 pm – 8 pm, Wednesday, May 26, 2021 at Stith Funeral Home in Junction City. Funeral service will be held at 11 am, Thursday, May 27, 2021 at Stith Funeral Home in Junction City. Reverend Tim Mathis will officiate. Pallbearers will be Chuck Leffew, Bobby Leffew, Travis Leffew and Daniel Emerson. Honorary Pallbearers will be Kenny Lemonds, Peyton Leffew, and Emerson Leffew. Burial will be in Bellevue Cemetery. The online guestbook and our Hugs from Home program are available at

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