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Cynthia "Cindy" Della Leighton

Cynthia "Cindy" Della Leighton
  • January 2, 1961 - July 20, 2020
  • Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Seacoast Church
    750 Long Point Road
    Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464

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“Oh what JOY Cindy spread her time here on this earth. Now she's singing with the angels and glorifying her Lord face to face. You are missed my...Read More »
1 of 15 | Posted by: Tracy Norris - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“Mrs. Leighton, Ernie and Family. I am so sorry to hear the passing of Cindy. My condolences to the entire family. I knew Cindy through my sister,...Read More »
2 of 15 | Posted by: Debbie Grooms - Forest, VA

“We are so sorry to hear about Cindy's passing. She and I worked together at the hardware store for years until I was retired. I had given her a...Read More »
3 of 15 | Posted by: Carl & Connie Meynardie - Friend

“You always had a kind word, a kind heart and a funny story. Dedicated, always on time and certainly always accurate... I knew if you said that...Read More »
4 of 15 | Posted by: Jeff Boss - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“Such a beautiful soul we have lost. Cindy was always a breath of fresh air with a smile, a hug and a laugh. She will be missed in this world,...Read More »
5 of 15 | Posted by: Alisa Freeman - Friend

“I'm so sorry to learn of the passing of Cindy. She was always such a servant at church. May God bless you all at this sad time until we see her again. ”
6 of 15 | Posted by: Susan Day - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Loved working along side of Cindy Sunday’s with the dreamteam. We often had time between services to get to know one another better and pray...Read More »
7 of 15 | Posted by: Laney Lane - Friend

“Cindy was such a blessing to all the people she came in contact. Jody and I remember her warm smile and friendly greeting most Sunday mornings at...Read More »
8 of 15 | Posted by: Steve Martindale - Daniel Island, SC

“Cindy was a joy to work with. She had a great sense of humor and would always tell me about her cats. RIP my friend you will be missed. Prayers for...Read More »
9 of 15 | Posted by: Patti Jenda - Coworker

“Rest in Peace my dear classmate. I met Cindy in elementary school at Mt. Pleasant Academy. We became lunch buddies. Always a sweet person. Odessa...Read More »
10 of 15 | Posted by: Odessa Horry Feagin - Classmate

“I first met Cindy in middle school. I feel so blessed to have had my life touched by such a special lady. I was a blessing to know her. She was a...Read More »
11 of 15 | Posted by: Terry Clarkin - Johns Island, SC

“Let me give thanks for 24 years of having known this beautiful lady and 17 years of living our faith together in our Seacoast Small Group. She was...Read More »
12 of 15 | Posted by: Carole Moore - Mount Pleasant, SC

“Cindy you were always kind and sweet! I am sad for your close friends and family ! You will be missed. ”
13 of 15 | Posted by: Bobbi Barr - Charleston, SC

“Words cannot convey the overwhelming sadness that I am feeling. Cindy was one of the first friends I made at Seacoast thirty years ago. She was one...Read More »
14 of 15 | Posted by: Diane Moore - Mount Pleasant, SC

One of our many Happy Hours “We will miss you Cyndy. So sorry for the loss for the family. She was so sweet and loved her cats. ”
15 of 15 | Posted by: MARIANNE DONATO - MOUNT PLEASANT, SC


Cynthia Della Leighton, 59, of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Monday, July 20, 2020. Her private graveside service will be held Friday, July 24, 2020 in Mt. Pleasant Memorial Gardens, 1308 Mathis Ferry Road. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Mount Pleasant Chapel.

Cindy was born January 2, 1961 in Panama City, Florida, daughter of Flora Jean Davis Leighton and the late George Ralph Leighton. She worked as an office clerk at Royal Ace Hardware Store since March of 1996. Cindy was a devoted member of Seacoast Church of Mt. Pleasant where she was involved in several ministries. She loved to sing and take care of her yard. Every stray cat Cindy came across found a safe and loving home with her. She was passionate about the care of animals and went to great lengths to provide for them. Her love of the Lord shined through in everything she did.

She is survived by her mother, Jean Leighton of Mt. Pleasant, SC; one sister, Anita L Foster, two brothers, Jeffrey Leighton (Gail) and Ernie Leighton, a sister-in-law, Ellen T. Leighton; three nieces, Jessica Harrelson (Tim), Katherine Leighton, and Melissa Leighton, four nephews, Seth Jolly (Heather), Shane Foster (Skylar), Christopher Foster, and John Leighton (Ryan); five great-nieces (Madison, Avery, Audrey, Sophie, and Danielle), five great-nephews (Justin, Greg, Matthew, Jacob, and Layton) and one great-great-niece (Paisley). She was preceded in death by her father, George Ralph Leighton and her brother Gregory Allen Leighton.

Memorials may be made to either Seacoast Church, 750 Long Point Road, Mt. Pleasant, SC 29464 or your local animal shelter.