Lelia Graves Bage entered into eternal rest on Sunday, March 24, 2013, in Envoy of Williamsburg.
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Her life began on March 9, 1919, the daughter of the late Lelia and James A. Graves, of James City County. She was a lifelong resident of the area and a faithful member of Union Baptist Church, Highland Park.
She graduated from the James City County Training School. Lelia was employed for many years at Matthew Whaley School, and she retired as a Psychiatric Charge Aide from Eastern State Hospital.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ollie E. Bage and twelve of her siblings. She is survived by her loving and devoted sister, Helen G. Wynne-Dandridge (Walter); her devoted nephew, Warren Wynne (Mable); her special niece, Deborah Vaughan; her godson, Eric O. Wynne (LaRhonda); and a host of other loving relatives and many caring friends.
A funeral service will be held at noon on Friday, March 29 in Union Baptist Church, Highland Park, with Pastor Clarence Bolton officiating. Interment will follow in Williamsburg Memorial Park.
The family will assemble at 117 Drew Rd. (Carver Gardens) by 11 a.m. on Friday. Mrs. Bage may be viewed in Whiting's Funeral Home 5-7 p.m. Thursday. Services are entrusted to Whiting's Funeral Home.
Published in Virginia Gazette from Mar. 27 to Apr. 26, 2013