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Leanne Ness

Obituary Date: Thursday, September 1, 2022

Leanne Ness, age 57, of Duluth, GA, passed away on Thursday, September 1, 2022. Funeral services for Leanne will be held on Wednesday, September 7th, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. at the Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory. Burial will follow at Broadlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends on Tuesday, September 6th, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Leanne was born December 18th, 1964 in Columbus, GA, to James Eric Ethridge and Marianne Avera Ethridge.

Leanne was passionate for her career as a CPA earning her the title of Vice President of Financial Reporting at Primerica Inc. She was a woman of strong Christian faith who lived a selfless and blissfully happy life as a devoted wife and mother. She is often described as someone who has a smile that could light up any room. Her love of sports was best highlighted in her endless support of her children throughout their athletic achievements.

She is survived by her husband and high school sweetheart, Richard C. Ness Jr., and her three children who were her world, Lauren Avera Ness, 31, Richard “Chip” Ness III, 26, and Jack Evans Ness, 23, her parents Marianne and James “Jim” Ethridge, and brother James “Jimbo” Ethridge as well as a host of extended family and close friends.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that contributions be sent to The American Heart Association, in loving honor of "Leanne Ethridge Ness”. Online condolences may be expressed at Flanigan’s website: and arrangements entrusted to Flanigan’s Funeral Home, 4400 South Lee St, Buford, GA 30518. 404-932-1133

To express condolences, please sign our online guest book at  Arrangements By: Junior E. Flanigan of Flanigan Funeral Home and Crematory, Buford, GA (770) 932-1133.

Funeral Date
09/07/2022 at 3:00PM
Funeral Home
Flanigan Funeral Home & Crematory
4400 S. Lee St, Buford 30518