Delores Lemon Love was born on October 21, 1932 in Mt. Airy, LA to the late Henry and Octavia Kennard Lemon. She departed this earthy life on July 23, 2020 at the age of 85. Delores was the eldest sister to the late Henrietta Johnson. She was baptized at St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Mount Airy, LA. She later married the love of her life Ernest Love.
Delores leaves to cherish her memories her daughter Bobbie (Leopold) Gomes, sons Alexander Love, Henry (Jo) Love, Charles (Donna) Love, Sr., and Clarence (Erika) Love, step-daughter Geraldine (Johnny Ornelas) Love, step-son Ernest (Nancy) Polk, nieces Eloise and Gwendolyn Johnson, twenty grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren, caregiver Cherry Knight, as well as a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents Henry and Octavia Kennard Lemon, husband Ernest Love, her only sibling Henrietta Johnson, brother-in-law Alexander Johnson, Sr., her children Rosalie Love Stephens, James, Alfred and Sharon Love, stepdaughter Ernestine Lacey and grandsons Harlowe and Kendrick Love.
A walk-through viewing honoring the life of Delores Lemon Love on Sunday, August 2, 2020 at Treasures of Life Funeral Services, 315 E. Airline Highway, Gramercy, LA 70052 from 11am-1pm.
A private family farewell service will be held on Monday, August 3, 2020 at St. John Missionary Baptist Church , Pastor Gary Bolden, Sr. officiating. Interment to follow at Zion Travelers Cemetery in Reserve, LA. Final care entrusted to Treasures of Life Funeral Services.
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