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Memorial Garden planned to honor local woman’s legacy

Anne Eskridge, member of the Dotty Leatherwood Memorial Garden Planning Committee, holds up a brochure with details on a proposed memorial garden while Julie Flowers, with the NC Cooperative Extension Office, looks on. Several groups have come together to plan the garden which will be located near the LeGrand Center.

Anne Eskridge, member of the Dotty Leatherwood Memorial Garden Planning Committee, holds up a brochure with details on a proposed memorial garden while Julie Flowers, with the NC Cooperative Extension Office, looks on. Several groups have come together to plan the garden which will be located near the LeGrand Center.

Dotty Ruth Leatherwood spent four decades serving Cleveland County in healthcare and education.

A master gardener, when she wasn’t working to improve the county through United Way, Hospice, Rotary Club or some other board, she could be found among her plants or in the kitchen cooking for her family.

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