Charlotte A. DeRuby Leslie
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Charlotte Leslie, 53, of Garland, Texas, and formerly of Rome, passed away peacefully on July 17, 2021.
She was born in Rome, on June 11, 1968, to the late David H. and Diana Page DeRuby. Charlotte attended Rome schools, worked at Kentucky Fried Chicken and Coleman's Rodeo. At 17, she moved to Texas staying with her old brother and sister-in-law, Michael and Lisa DeRuby until finding her own way. Charlotte worked at Ericson until around 2003 when she started working at Mother's Day out program at Prestonwood Baptist leading her to First Baptist Richardson as Assistant Director for 15 years. Charlotte also worked as the Sunday School Coordinator for preschool. She also worked at The Learning Academy at FUMC as Director until closing due to COVID. Her hearts desire was working together with families and children. It was her passion. Charlotte married Douglas Leslie on May 31, 1997.
Charlotte is survived by her husband, Doug Leslie; a son, Adam Leslie; stepson Chris; stepdaughter, Katie; and three step grandchildren. Charlotte is also survived by two sisters, Patricia and Dan Dorfer, and Jacqueline and Michael Roush; three brothers, Michael and Lisa DeRuby, James DeRuby, and Ron and Jody Hunt; and many nieces and nephews, and cousins. She was predeceased by her father, David, in 2010, and her mother, Diana, in 2014.
Charlotte was a very caring daughter, sister, mother, and wife. She gave her all to those she loved. She will be forever missed. RIP "Charlie". Love you!
A Memorial service will be held on October 23, 2021, at 11:00 AM at the First United Methodist Church, 801 Avenue B, Garland, Texas. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Restland Funeral Home, Dallas, Texas.
You may light a candle, send a message of sympathy, and read the obituary at www.restlandfuneralhome.com.
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