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  • Obituary: Leah Rae Arnold

  • Leah Rae Arnold, 66, Augusta, passed away on Monday, July 15, 2013.
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  • Leah Rae Arnold, 66, of Augusta, passed away Monday, July 15, 2013 in El Dorado.
    Memorial at a later date.
    Leah was born in Emporia, Kan. on July 5, 1947, to the late Marianna Albina (Shedler) and Raymond Duane Arnold. She was a beautician and cosmetologist.
    She is survived by: son, Dylan Lamb; numerous brothers and sisters; 2 grandchildren; and former husband, Ronald McLaughlin.
    She was preceded in death by her son, Phillip Lamb and former husband Robert Lamb.
    Leah graduated from Newton High School in 1965 then attended cosmetology classes in Wichita. She married Robert Lamb in Augusta, where they lived until their divorce. Later she and husband Ron moved to Washington State. They remained there until 1996 when Leah returned to Augusta. Leah worked for USD 402 as a custodian and also continued working as a beautician. Leah remained in Kansas living clean and sober until her death. She has many loving friends who will miss her dearly.
    Call 316-250-6244 for Memorial Get- Together.
    Memorial donations to Alley Cat Allies, 7920 Norfolk Ave, Bethesda, MD 20814 or to Best Friends, 5 S 100 E Kanab, UT 84741.
    Arrangements by Headley Funeral Chapel, Augusta.
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