Leita F. (Pumphery) Stout, age 81 went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday morning, May 8, 2012 at her residence in Brown County.
Leita was born August 21, 1930, in Kings Mountain, KY, to the late Chester Pumphery & Maudie (Jenkins) Pumphery. She married her loving husband of 61 years, Louis L. Stout on September 30, 1950 in Indianapolis.
Leita was a 44 year member of the Morgantown Baptist Church. She was homemaker and worked for Bemis Bag Co. in Indianapolis during the 1950's. Leita also was the co-owner of the Backyard Greenhouse in Fruitdale. Leita used her green thumb to work in her 3 acre flower & vegetable garden and enjoyed collecting dolls and reading about history. She was known as an excellent cook and baker. Leita use to bake 17 loafs of bread for her family while raising her children. She was a diehard Kentucky Wildcat's Fan and enjoyed watching the Barcelona Soccer matches. Leita enjoyed quilting and has made over 100 quilts.
She is survived by her husband: Louis; six children: Terri (David) Sisson of Brown County, James (Shirley) Stout of Bargersville, Janet Stout of Brown County, Steven (Kim) Stout of Morgantown, David (Le Rae) Stout of Bloomfield & Quentin (Debra) Stout of Trafalgar. Leita will be remembered by her siblings: Pearl LeCompte of LaGrange, KY, Juanita Stinson of Indianapolis, Otis "Junior" Pumphery of Greenwood, Jimmy & Billy Pumphery both of Kentucky & Lori Brossard of Louisiana; 13 grandchildren: Amanda, Ben, Tracie, Hanna, Dustin, Cody, Ashley, Joshua, Hope, Melissa, Levi, Lisa & Mike; 11 great grandchildren.
Leita was preceded in death by an infant daughter: Charity Ellen Stout; and a sister: May Birdie McMan.
The Rev. Myron Young will conduct a graveside service at 2 pm on Thursday at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation and Personalization Center in Morgantown.
In lieu of flowers, the family strongly encourages memorial contributions to be sent in honor of Leita to the Martinsville Christian Tabernacle School, 2189 Burton Lane, Martinsville, IN 46151.
Expressions of caring and kindness may be sent to the family at www.meredith-clark.com.
Information: (812) 597-4670