Carol Ann LeibleJanuary 12th, 2020
Carol Ann Leible, 81, of Mexico, passed away on Wednesday, January 8, 2020, with her family at her side. Carol was born December 24, 1938, in St. Louis, the daughter of Angelo and Clara (Schnorbus) Giacin. On December 29, 2000, at St. Brendan Catholic Church in Mexico, she married Oscar "Bud" Leible. He survives. Carol graduated from Southwest High School in St. Louis in 1956 and then obtained an Associates Degree from William Woods College. She was secretary for Hatton-McCredie Elementary School for many years and then worked for Mertens Construction, retiring in 2000. Carol was a very active member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Centralia, helping in every way possible. She loved quilting with the Central Christian Church group in Fulton and with her friends in Centralia. Carol and Bud also loved to travel. Survivors include her husband, Bud Leible of the home; three children, Beth Ann (John) Keener of Columbia, Michael (Denise) Graves of Kingdom City, and Sandy (Brian) Howley of Mountain View, Calif.; Bud's children, Kenneth (Chaira) Leible of Bolivar, Ron (Michelle) Leible of Mexico, and Chris (Scott) Woodhouse of Columbia City, Ind.; seven grandchildren, Jennifer (Brian) Chrisco, Jeff (Morgan) Keener, Jacob Keener, Travis (Jenny) Graves, Jared (Liz) Graves, Matthew Howley, and Steven Howley; Bud's six grandchildren, Joseph Leible, Kenneth Leible Jr., Ashley Leible, Jenna Leible, Jalyn Leible, and Karrie (Austin) Stallings; four great-grandchildren, Beau Graves, Jackson Keener, Huntley Chrisco, and Cheyenne Graves; Bud's one great-grandchild, Zander Stallings; and one brother, Angelo "Gene" Giacin. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews and beloved friends. Carol was preceded in death by Bud's son, Mike Leible; and one sister, Nancy Boyer. Visitation will be held Sunday from 2-5 p.m. at Arnold Funeral Home in Mexico. Memorial Mass will be at 10 a.m. on Monday, January 13, at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Centralia with Fr. Mike Coleman officiating. Private burial will be in St. Brendan Cemetery in Mexico. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Holy Spirit Catholic Church or St. Jude Children's Hospital. They may be sent in care of Arnold Funeral Home, 425 S. Jefferson, Mexico, MO 65265.