Martha “Jayne” Sykes Leath passed on to her home in Heaven July 5, 2018 at McKinney Medical Center in McKinney, Texas with her husband, Jimmy, nephew and his wife, Kenny and Trudy Melton by her side.
She was born September 15, 1935 in Corsicana, Texas to the late Floyd and Genila Sykes and proudly lived in Texas her entire life.
She worked for Continental Trailways and Swest Industries in Dallas for many years.
Her family was the love of her life and she was a very loving mother, grandmother, greatgrandmother, aunt and friend to many. She loved to bowl with her husband and listen to music. She was an avid Dallas Cowboy and Texas Longhorn fan. Christmas was her favorite holiday as she loved to cook, decorate and give.
Martha Jayne is celebrating in heaven with her beloved parents, Floyd and Genila Sykes and sister, Mary Frances Melton among other family and friends.
She is survived by her husband, Jimmy Leath of Mckinney, Texas; daughter, Debra Giroux and husband Rick of Cornelius, NC , son, Steve Frost of Vernon, Texas; stepdaughter, Vickie Stokes and husband, David of Mesquite, Texas, stepdaughter, Brenda Lacaze of Waxahachie, Texas and, stepson, Kenneth Leath; granddaughters, Misty Vergakis and husband Brent, Amanda Leath, Robyn Lacaze; grandsons, Chris Stokes, Brandon Stokes, Randy Lacaze; 11 greatgrandchildren; nieces and nephews to include Melanie Reed and husband Rick, Kenny Melton and wife Trudy, Larry Melton and wife Christy, Elijah Melton and wife Margaret. To also acknowledge brother-in-law Robert Leath and wife Nadine of California; sister Glynda Kittrell of Houston, Texas and dear friend Jan Willhoite of Carrollton, Texas.
A time of visitation will be 10:00am Tuesday, July 10, 2018 with the funeral service at 11:00am at Corley Funeral Home Chapel with Rick Reed officiating. Interment will follow at Pattison Cemetery. She will be available for viewing on Monday, July 9th. An online guest book is available at www.corleyfuneralhome.com and selecting the Martha “Jayne” Sykes Leath obituary.