Lea Pulliam
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Lea was born in Gary, Indiana. She graduated from Holy Angels Elementary and Lew Wallace High Schools. Receiving a 1986 United Negro College Fund Scholarship, she graduated from Spelman College in Atlanta in 1990, with a B. S in Economics. She later worked for the Merrillville School Corporation. She leaves with loving memories her parents Fredra Walton Pulliam, and Willie D Pulliam (Amnuay). Siblings:, Beatrice Pulliam; William Pulliam, Sam Sutchaleo, Peecoon Allen, Joanne, Gilbert, John Gilbert, Jennifer Gilbert, Jamie Wilfield. Cousins: Rudy Rogers, (MN) Erica W. Rogers (DC), Keii '(Ke 'ah) Smallwood,(CO) Harry Hutchinson, DeShawn W Rogers, Marcy Cotton and CamRon W Rogers, Christopher and Deon (MN), Detra Yarbrough. Also, Ronald King, Doris King, Gregory Joiner (Arlene), Deanna Joiner-Yarbrough, Lynette Baker, Erick Pulliam, Dr. Olatunji Williams ((Felicia) Indlps, Jamal (Brandi) Williams, Safia and LaShawn Pulliam, James and Justin Pulliam (FL). Aunts: Tracy Walton-Rogers, Henri' Louise Good, Betty Joiner, Patricia (Walter) Williams and Debra (Joe) Canty (TX). With special regards for David Gant, 'Poncho.' And the Hunter Family Friends from her childhood Ambridge neighborhood (Gary). Visitation Monday March 5, 12pm-8pm at the Guy & Allen Funeral Home, 2959 W 11th Ave, Gary. Funeral Mass,Tuesday, March 6 at St Joseph/St Mark Church 330 E. 45th Ave, Gary, with Viewing in Church Vestibule 9-11am (Rosary at 10:15) Funeral Mass at 11am. Fr Kevin McCarthy presiding. Burial at Evergreen Memorial Park, Hobart, IN.



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Published in Post-Tribune from Mar. 2 to Mar. 4, 2018.
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April 13, 2018
To the Pulliam Family,

My condolences to you! I am truly sorry for you loss. I just learned of Lea's passing. She was a beautiful spirit. She and I were dorm mates, roommates and friends during our time at Spelman. Such a sweet person with a beautiful smile. Rest well my friend, rest well!

Jackie Jones
Spelman College C'90
Jackie Jones
March 20, 2018
Fredra and family,
May the God who sustains us strengthen you in your hour of need.
Rest in peace to my Spelman sister.
Rosalyne Carter Kennedy
March 13, 2018
My sincere condolences to your family
Earlean Robinson
March 6, 2018
Dear Betty, Pat, Walter & Family:

My sincere condolences to you. May God be with you all throughout this trying time.

Sincerely
Blanche (Brooks) Stubbs
March 6, 2018
My condolences to Lea Pulliams family we were classmates at Horace Mann High School and she was a beautiful sprit. She will be truly missed Rest in Heaven!
Shirlonda Dowd
March 6, 2018
La Tonya Hunter
March 6, 2018
RIH Gone but never forgotten my friend
La Tonya Hunter
March 5, 2018
March 5, 2018
Condolences to the family

Lea and I were dormmates our freshman year and friends throughout our time there. There is rarely a time that I don't remember Lea smiling and laughing...she was a pure joy
Cheri Brockington
March 5, 2018
My praryers are with your family. Spelman c90
Dr. Tamara Hill-Bennett
March 5, 2018
Fredra, I'm saddened to hear about Lea's passing. Please know that my prayers and thoughts remain with you.

Pearlette Springer
March 5, 2018
Lea beautiful spirit as I remember my childhood classmate. My prayers are with the family of my dear friend.
Laura Carter Fuller
March 5, 2018
Love and Prayers to the family. May God confort your loved ones...your spirit and smile will always be remembered.
Sherrine Boseman Rives
March 5, 2018
Lea and I were classmates at Spelman. She was a beautiful person, always with a smile. I a, so sorry for your loss. May God comfort your family in this difficult time.
Jiea Rutland-Simpson
Classmate
March 5, 2018
My condolences to the family and friends of Lea Pulliam .. May God comfort your family...
Sherrye Frazier
March 5, 2018
So so sorry for your loss, she was a delightful woman. So smart, witty and fun. Her infectious spirit will be missed, your spelman sister Faith.
March 5, 2018
My condolences to the family and friends of Lea Pulliam. She lived next door to me my freshman year at Spelman College. I have fond memories of her and her warm smile. My Prayers are with you during this time of transition.
Teicher Turner Hazzard
March 5, 2018
To the Pulliam family:
So sorry to hear about Lea's passing. We were roommates and friends at Spelman College. You have my deepest sympathy.

Karen Jenkins Newkirk
March 5, 2018
Fredra and Family,
You have my heartfelt condolences in the transition of your Beloved Daughter, Lea. May the fond memories sustain you in the months to come.

Your Sister in Christ,
Daisy Curtis
March 4, 2018
My dear friend Lea, we were family I will always have you in my heart. May you rest in peace. Love you. Freda...
Freda West_Walker
March 3, 2018
Lea McDonald
March 3, 2018
Gone to soon rest in peace lea god has a room prepared for you in his kingdom!
Daniel Sharp
March 2, 2018
I am so sorry I won't be able to be there for your homegoing. I will never forget you my friend and I love you. No more pain. R.I.H Lea
Donna Allen
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