Leslye Fleniken Newton

  • Born: June 29, 1953
  • Died: February 29, 2020
  • Location: Mount Pleasant, South Carolina

J. Henry Stuhr Mount Pleasant Chapel

1494 Mathis Ferry Road
Mount Pleasant, SC 29464

Tel. (843) 881-9293

Tribute & Message From The Family


Message From The Family

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Leslye Fleniken Newton, 66, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, passed away at home on Saturday, February 29, 2020 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. A celebration of her life will be planned for a later date. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel.

A native of Lake City, South Carolina, she is preceded in death by her parents, Lewis Randall and Leslye Lightsey Fleniken.

She is survived by Paul Consolo; a brother, Lewis Randall Fleniken, Jr. (Paula) of Columbia, SC; a twin sister, Louisa Fleniken Neel (Jim) of Wichita, KS; and a number of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Leslye graduated from the University of South Carolina and received her Masters Degree in Education from The Citadel. She was a beloved early childhood teacher at Menriv Park and Marrington Elementary schools in Goose Creek (Naval Weapons Station) for 33 years. She will certainly be remembered, among other things, for her gentle, giving nature.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Folds of Honor, Dept. #13, Tulsa, OK 74182, Lake City First Baptist Church, 135 S. Church St., Lake City, SC 29560, The First Tee of Greater Charleston, 321 Wingo Way, Unit 201, Mount Pleasant, SC 29464, or to a charity of one's choice.