In Loving Memory

Clarissa Leggett, d. January 27, 2014



In Loving Memory

November 8, 1953 – January 27, 2014


Eight Mile, AL

Clarissa Louise Leggett, 60, a resident of Eight Mile, and born in Nutters Fork, Clarksburg, West Virginia, passed away at home surrounded by her family.   She was a crafter who loved making beautiful gifts of plastic canvas and stitchery for her family and friends.  Spending a sunny day at the beach, hopefully seeing a dolphin or two was one of her favorite things to do.  She loved her home and her family and her grandchildren.  She is predeceased by her parents, James Burger and Bertha Nicholson Burger and sister, Ellen McLaughlin.

Surviving are her loving husband of 41 years, James Leggett;  two sons, Edward Leggett and Gary Leggett and daughter, Tanya Leggett;  two brothers, Mike Burger, Styx River and Jeff Burger, Mobile and sister, Becky Burke, Styx River;  four grandchildren, Nikkie Leggett, James Leggett, Skyler Leggett and Brianna Leggett.

A Celebration of  Clarissa’s Life will be held at 4:00pm, Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Hughes Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends beginning at 2:00pm.  Expressions of condolence may be made at  Arrangements are by Hughes Funeral Home, 7951 American Way, Daphne, AL  36526


  1. Margarette Jackson

    Sorry for your loss. She was one of a kind..prayers sent<3

  2. Sharon Johnson

    When someone we love dies, it leaves a hole in our hearts. This sorrow was felt by Jesus, Mary and Martha when Lazarus their brother died. Jesus said to Martha: “I am the resurrection and the life, the one who exercises faith in me even though he dies, will come to life. Did I not tell you that if you would believe you would see the glory of God?” Then he proceeded to resurrect Lazarus and he promises to resurrect all those in the memorial tombs. Please read John 5:28, 29 in your Bible and may this hope bring your family comfort.

  3. Georgia Halstead and Family

    May her memory be eternal…… We did not personally know Clarissa, but we heard many stories about her from her sister Becky. We know she was loved by her family and friends and spent many years battling and fighting against cancer. May she rest in peace in a place where there is no pain or suffering….


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