March 13, 1925 - February 8, 2022
Mrs. Lela J. Malone (formerly Lela Burks) was born in Farmerville, Louisiana on March 13, 1925. She passed away on February 8, 2022 at 96 years. She shared many years of marriage to Mr. Woodroe Malone and from this union three children were born, Carol C. Tillman, Linda P. Lewis and Carolyn Malone. Mrs. Malone was a member of Mt. Olive Institutional Baptist Church for more than 60 years. She truly enjoyed attending worship service. Mrs. Malone was very family oriented. Mrs. Malone worked as a nurse for a number of years at Saginaw Osteopathic Hospital, Eventide Nursing Home and Hoyt Nursing Home. Her interests included being affiliated with Eastern Star LA Chapter, being active in the Saginaw Valley District Mass Choir, being a Foster Grandparent, a member of the Marie Davis Center, the Buena Vista Senior Citizens Association and Growth and Afrocentric Program. She enjoyed reading, cooking, sewing, family activities, driving beautiful cars, and wearing lovely clothes. She leaves to cherish her memory two daughters, Carolyn Malone and Linda P. Lewis (Robert); grandchildren, Dempsey Tillman (Kim), Don Tillman and LaDonna Simon (Michael), Angela J. Pinchem (Andre) and Tiffany Schneider (Tyler); great-grandchildren, Faith and Hope Tillman, Michaela, Samara, Ava, Andre III, Tyler, Jr. and Trevor; one living brother, Rev. Johnnie Taylor (Shirley); one sister, Proxiteen Taylor (Mario) and a host of other relatives from Louisiana and friends. Lela was preceded in death by her loving husband, Woodroe Malone; daughter, Carol C. Tillman; her parents, Fessor Burks and Mrs. Cora Taylor, and seven siblings. The family hour will take place at 10:00 a.m. Monday, February 21, 2022, from the Chapel of Evans & Browne's Funeral Home, 441 North Jefferson Avenue, Saginaw, Michigan 48607, with the funeral service commencing at 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place in Forest Lawn Cemetery, 3210 South Washington Avenue, Saginaw, Michigan 48601. Visitation will take place 9:00 a.m. until the time of service.
Mrs. Lela J. Malone (formerly Lela Burks) was born in Farmerville, Louisiana on March 13, 1925. She passed away on February 8, 2022 at 96 years. She shared many years of marriage to Mr. Woodroe Malone and from this union three children were... View Obituary & Service Information
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