Marion Elaine "Mutt" Leggett

September 16, 1939 ~ December 19, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

Marion Leggett Obituary

Mrs. Marion Elaine Leggett, 84, of Youngstown, transitioned to eternal rest on Tuesday, December 19, 2023.

            Mrs. Leggett, affectionately known as “Mutt”, was born September 16, 1939 in Bladenberg, North Carolina, a daughter of Ezra A. and Fannie Lucille Powell Singletary.  She was a graduate of The Rayen School.  She and her husband, Octagen, whom she married in 1958, owned and operated the Leggett Trucking Company.  She was a former member of Antioch Baptist Church, where she served with the Mission, Choir, and Pastor’s Aide Ministries.  Presently, Marion is a member of Gospel Temple Baptist Church.  She was also a member of the Mahoning Allstars Gospel Singing Group.  She enjoyed giving out charitable donations, cooking, shopping, traveling, and she sincerely loved her being with her family.

            She leaves to mourn her passing but to rejoice in her peace, and celebrate her life and legacy, her husband, Octagen; three children, Michele Buggs, Roslyn Greene and Jeffrey (Stephanie) Leggett all of Youngstown; four grandchildren, Antwan, Jonathan Jr., Duane Jr., and Brittany (Floyd III);  four great grandchildren, Aaniyah, Aurreona, Duane III, and Braylen; her sibling, Arlene Overton, Selma Brooks, Larry (Shirley) Singletary, Sheriel (Calhorn) McDonald, Marilyn (Edward) Smith, Donald (Agnes) Singletary; and a host of nieces, nephews, other family and friends.

            Besides her father, Ezra Singletary; mother and stepfather,  Fannie Lucille and Maceo Lennon, she was preceded in death by her two sons, Octagen Leggett and Duane Leggett Sr.; siblings, Rev. Albert, Ovanual, Tony and Henry L. Singletary, and Pearline Scott.

            Visitation will be Saturday, December 30, 2023 from 9:00 – 10:00 a.m at Gospel Temple Baptist Church, 279 Whipple Avenue, Campbell, OH 44405.  A Celebration of Life will follow at 10:00 a.m.

            Ministry of comfort, dignity and love entrusted to the L. E. Black, Phillips & Holden Funeral Home.

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December 30, 2023

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Gospel Temple Baptist Church
279 Whipple Ave
Youngstown, OH 44505

Funeral Service
December 30, 2023

10:00 AM
Gospel Temple Baptist Church
279 Whipple Ave
Youngstown, OH 44505


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