JOPLIN, Mo. —
Leslie Ann Fuller, age 52, Joplin, passed away at 6:30 a.m. Monday, Oct. 28, 2013, at her home after a sudden illness.
Leslie was born June 25, 1961, in Joplin, to Marion Moffet Jr. and Pat Brasher Moffet.
She graduated from the former Parkwood High School in 1979, where she was active in Rainbows. She was a member of Hope Assembly No. 89 and held numerous office positions and was installed as worthy advisor in 1976.
Following high school, she moved to Tulsa, Okla., to work for Citgo Petroleum. She met her husband, Mike while in Tulsa. They moved to Joplin in 1989, to start a family. After moving to Joplin, she worked for St. John's Regional Medical Center in the medical records department. They had two children, Mallory and Jared Fuller, in 1991 and 1994, respectively.
After her children were born, she became a full-time stay-at-home mom. She volunteered as a Girl Scout Troop leader for six years.
For the past three years, she worked for JoAnn's Fabrics, where she developed a hobby for sewing and crafts. This hobby led her to crafting many items for the Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks. She was also an avid flea market and craft show shopper.
She is survived by her husband, Mike, Joplin; daughter, Mallory, Joplin, and future son-in-law, Khyle Hill, Grove, Okla.; her son, Jared, Joplin; mother, Pat Johnson and her husband, Norm, Carthage; her father, Marion Moffet Jr., Jasper; two sisters, Kelli Cragin, Joplin, and Renee Short, Arkansas; four brothers, Randy Franks and his wife, Sandy, Richmond, Va., Mike Tiller, Sarcoxie, Ron Tiller and his wife, Rhonda, Carthage, and Jeffrey Tiller and his wife, Sheila, Atlanta, Ga.; special aunt, Wanda Hancox, Webb City; very special friend, Debbie Hill, Joplin; various cousins; nieces; nephews and aunts; and her beloved dog, Lily.
Graveside services are planned for Friday at 1 p.m. at Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery. The family will receive friends Thursday from 6 to 7 p.m. at Parker Mortuary. Pallbearers will be Brandon Straughn, Jared Fuller, Khyle Hill, Mike Seibert, Bobby Etherton and Michael Webb.
Arrangements are under the direction of Parker Mortuary.
Online condolences may be made at www.parkermortuary.com