Nell Ward Leverette, age 94, passed away Sunday, September 11, 2016 at home in South Carolina. Nell was born in Selma, AL, November 17, 1921 and was the daughter of Jesse Lee Ward and Nellie Obrian. She married Bland K. Leverette who served in and retired as a Lieutenant Colonel from the US Army.
She is preceded in by her husband: Bland Leverette; sister: Katherine Louise Ward Johnson; and daughter: Sheryl K. Leverette.
Mrs. Leverette is survived by her daughters: Patricia L. Tabb (Jay), Kaye L. Fry (James), Marisa K. Helfen (Herbert); son: Bland K. Leverette III; 9 grandchildren; 20 great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces, and great nephews.
Graveside services will be 9:00 a.m. Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at New Live Oak Cemetery with Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home directing.
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