Theresa Ann Leggett

Theresa Leggett

THERESA ANN LEGGETT 80, of Beaumont, Texas, died of Cancer Wednesday, April 08, 2015 at her residence.  She was born on December 25, 1934 to Mary Jeanette Solomon and James Clifton Leggett in Beaumont, Texas.  Her wish to donate  her  body  to University of Texas – Medical Branch at Galveston, Texas was fulfilled.  She was enrolled in UTMB’s -  Willed Body Program for Medical Science.

She went to St. Anthony’s Parochial School in Beaumont through the 12th grade.  Furthering her education  at  Lamar University, Beaumont,  with a Major in Music and a Minor in Education finishing in 1956.

She moved to Denver, Colorado where she worked as an Elementary Teacher, a Head Start Teacher, and taught Piano and Theory Lessons in Grade Schools and Privately.  She joined the American Federation of Musicians, Union Local 20-623,  providing piano entertainment in clubs all over Denver.  She moved back to Texas, as her parents were of ill health.  She was an avid reader, always wanting to learn more, and enjoyed debating politics.

She was preceded in death by her parents Jim and Jeanette Leggett; her brother Francis “Frank” James Leggett and his wife Terumi Umeda Leggett.

Theresa is survived by her brother Godfrey Charles and his wife Rose Fazio Leggett of Beaumont, and a nephew Joseph Frank Leggett of Austin, Texas.

There will be a Memorial Service at a future time.