Leah Marie Neibarger

October 28, 1985 ‒ November 06, 2003

Mt. Vernon, Ohio

Leah M. Neibarger, age 18, of Mt. Vernon, passed away Thursday, November 6, 2003, as a result of injuries sustained in an auto accident.

She was born October 28, 1985, in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of William “Phil” and Lucia “Chee Chee” (Gatten) Neibarger and had lived in Mt. Vernon all of her life. Leah was employed by Morning View Care Center in Centerburg as a nurse’s aide, and had worked for Canterbury Villa working with MRDD patients. She was currently attending the nursing program at COTC.

In addition to her parents, she is survived by her fiancé, Nate Smith of Mt. Vernon, a brother Phillip J. Neibarger of Mt. Vernon, maternal grandfather Willis J. (Janice) Gatten of Riverside, CA, great-grandmother Anna Gatten of Fredericktown, OH, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her maternal grandmother Marilyn Gatten and by her paternal grandparents John and Anna Neibarger.

Friends may call at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home, 201 Newark Rd. Mt. Vernon, on Monday, November 10, 2003, from 5-8 p.m. Reverend Marvin Haught will conduct funeral services there Tuesday at 10 a.m. Interment will follow in Mound View Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the MRDD facility in care of Canterburry Villa, 80 Miller St., Centerburg OH, 43011.

Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.