The sun rose on Leah Clark Holloway on August 14, 1963. Leah was the second child born to Walter Clark, Jr. and the late Sarah Elizabeth Young-Clark in Chicago, Illinois. The sun set on Leah on May 21, 2021 and she went to join her mother Sarah Young- Clark who preceded her in death. In 1971, Leah's family relocated to Evanston, Illinois. Leah attended Evanston Public Schools and went on the complete High School at Evanston Township High School. Following High School, Leah attended Northeastern Jr. College.
Having a free and easy spirit she made the decision to go into the work force. Leah enjoyed working with people as a public servant. She started her career working at Marshall Field's in the Water Towers location on Michigan Avenue in Chicago. Leah worked there for several years and loved working with the public and helping to solve their needs. She worked for Aramark in the food service industry, Northshore University Health System at Glenbrook Hospital. Leah worked as a food transporter serving hospital patients.
Leah also doubled as a cashier at the Jewel /Osco while holding down those jobs. Leah was very happy and upbeat while working with the public; she seemed to have found her niche. Leah was creative, friendly, easy to engage, and very open. She was very helpful and showed a genuine concern for others. Leah was well respected and liked by others. She was blessed with an outgoing personality, a great sense of humor, and the ability to make people laugh.
In 1986, Leah married Rodney Holloway. She loved her family and remained in close proximity with them throughout her life. Leah leaves to cherish her memories: her father, Walter Clark; sisters, Donna (Felix) Ortiz, and Racheal (Bobby J.) Hardiman; brother, Aaron Clark; niece, Bria; nephew, Bakari; aunts, Kay Solomon and Linda Young; cousins and friends. Leah will be missed by all please keep the family in your prayers.
Arrangements entrusted to Thompson Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc. Mr. Philip L. Gillette ~ Funeral Director
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