Anita A. (Leisure) Gant, 72, passed away on Monday, April 5, 2021 at her home in Lebanon with family by her side. She was born in Elwood, Indiana on January 23, 1949; a daughter of Lloyd H. McPhearson and the late Patricia A. (Dillon) Jones
She attended Wendell Wilkie High School in Elwood, Indiana. On July 13, 2001 she was married to Michael E. Gant; he survives.
Anita was an inspector at RGF of Elwood and employed with Acraline Products in Tipton, Indiana before retiring in 2008. She was a kind and genuine person who cherished her family. She also enjoyed fishing, working puzzles, BINGO and golfing with her family.
Survivors include her father: Lloyd McPhearson of Elwood; husband, Michael Gant of Lebanon; children, Charles (Pam) Trout of Osceola, Indiana, Johnny (Debbie) Leisure of Elwood, Susan (Brent) Smith of Daleville, Michael Leisure of Indianapolis, Stacie Dilley of Lafayette, Jeff Gant of Westfield; several grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; brother,Jimmie McPhearson of Elwood; sister, Maggie (Michael) Pete of Elwood; four-legged buddy, Rudy; along with several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her mother, Anita was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Nichole Gant; siblings, Jon McPhearson, Sharon Shannon and LuAina Severance; and sister-in-law, Sue McPhearson.
Funeral Services will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday April 9, 2021 at Myers Mortuary, 1502 North Lebanon Street in Lebanon, Indiana.
Visitation is planned from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service on Friday at the funeral home in Lebanon. For those unable to attend, Myers Mortuary will have live streaming on Myers Mortuary Facebook page.
Burial of ashes will be held at a later date at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lebanon. Myers Mortuary and Boone County Crematory are handling her cremation arrangements.
Memorials may be made in her memory to the Humane Society of Boone County,
P. O. Box 708, Lebanon, Indiana 46052.