Born: 7 Dec 1929 Alabama
Died: 31 Jan 2014 Montgomery, Alabama
Wife: Ruth Ward
Cemetery: Mount Carmel, Montgomery County, Alabama
Service Info: LCPL U.S. Marine Corps
Lelious Eugene (L.E.) Ward, of the Fleta community, age 84, passed at his home on January 31, 2014. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Ruth; daughters, Dennise Ward (Marvin Pearman) and Delores McGill; grandchildren, Renee Toombs (Scott), Shannon Pelt (Frank) and Lori McGill Kilpatrick (Stephen);great-grandchildren, Wyatt and Cheyenne Pelt, Corbitt and Cason Toombs; brother, John Ward (Virginia); sister, Alice Kay Shoemaker (Johnny).
He is the son of the late K.T. and Mavis Murphy Ward of Troy, Alabama. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp during the Korea Conflict and was active in the Townsend Detachment Marine Corp League. He was a master Mason member of the Fleta Masonic Lodge #223 and served many years as board member of the Pintlala Water System. He was a member of the Hope Hull United Methodist Church where he enjoyed singing in the choir.
Funeral services will be held at Leak-Memory Chapel in Montgomery on Monday, February 3, 2014 at 11 a.m. Visitation will be at 9:30 a.m. Burial with military honors will follow at 1:00 p.m. at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hope Hull United Methodist Church Building Fund, 305 Wasden Road, Hope Hull, Alabama 36043.
Published in the Montgomery Advertiser from February 2 to February 3, 2014