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Lela Mae Legette Obituary

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We are sad to announce that on September 12, 2021 we had to say goodbye to Lela Mae Legette in Newport News, Virginia. Family and friends can send flowers and/or light a candle as a loving gesture for their loved one. Leave a sympathy message to the family in the guestbook on this memorial page of Lela Mae Legette to show support.

She was predeceased by : her parents, Fred Gause and Eva Van Gause; and her brothers, Fred Gause Jr., James Lee Gause and Please.

She is survived by : her husband Alfred Legette; her sister Adeline; her children, Hamilton Legette (Rosalyn) of Yorktown, Alfreda Legette of Newport News, Rena Mapp (Orlando) of Williamsburg and Wanda Legette of Newport News; her grandchildren, Lakeisha Francois, Jermaine Legette, Ebony Perez, Hamilton Legette II, LaToyia Reynolds, Malcolm Legette, Tiana Mapp, R'landa Mapp, Aaliyah Hutton, Elijah Hutton and Melina Basnight; her aunt Elease Graves of Gresham, SC; her uncle Gonza Lee Gause of Gresham, SC; and her siblings-in-law, Lester Legette (Lula Mae) of Marion, SC, Lucinda Davis, Lula Legette and Remal Gause. She is also survived by 9 great-grandchildren, a host of other relatives.

A celebration of life was held on Friday, September 17th 2021 at 11:00 AM at the First Baptist Church (12720 Patrick Henry Dr, Newport News, VA 23602). Due to the current health pandemic, face coverings and social distancing is required.

Funeral arrangement under the care of
Carter Funeral Home - Denbigh Chapel



Fri

Sep 17

Celebration of life

First Baptist Church
12720 Patrick Henry Dr, Newport News, VA 23602

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September 15, 2021

Charlie & Cathy Patton; Keith & JoAnn Morrow lit a candle

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September 15, 2021

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