Deloris Lemon Love

Gramercy, Louisiana

1934 - 2020


Gramercy, Louisiana


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Deloris Lemon Love was born on October 21, 1934 in Mt. Airy, LA to the late Henry and Octavia Kennard Love. She departed this earthy life on July 23, 2020 at the age of 85. Deloris 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. Deloris leaves to cherish her memories her daughter Bobbie (Leopold) Gomes, sons Henry (Jo Davis) 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 Deloris Lemon Love on Sunday, August 2, 2020 at Treasures of Life Funeral Services, 315 E. Airline Highway, Gramercy, LA 70052 from 11 am - 1 pm. A private family farewell service will be held on Saturday, 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. Masks are required! To share condolences and thoughts, and to sign guestbook, please visit: "When someone you love becomes a memory, that memory becomes a TREASURE!"

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