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Suellen Leslie

July 11, 2016

Kitty Hawk – Suellen Leslie, 77, of Kitty Hawk, NC, passed on July 11, 2016.  Born on Feb. 3, 1939 in South Bend, IN to Jane and Martin Tarnow, Suellen was predeceased by her only Sister Nancy (Tarnow) Bartels.

Suellen had a master’s degree in special education from Indiana University.  Her career included teaching, sales and most notably owner/operator of the Palms restaurant in Lexington VA.  Suellen was independent and adventurous throughout  her life.  From being involved with her sons in sports, love for art to birdwatching and traveling the US and abroad.  She was an active supporter of many animal and nature groups, including the Martin’s Point deer!  She was also generous with her time and her contributions to the people and organizations she thought she could help both locally and nationally.  She was an active member of Duck United Methodist Church.

Suellen is survived by her two sons, Mark Jones of Los Angeles, CA and Randy Jones of Southern Shores, NC and her four grandchildren Ryan, Brayleigh Reese and Enzo and dog Lucy.

The family will hold a private memorial service.

Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. is entrusted with arrangements.  Condolences to the family may be expressed at