Born: July 26, 1916
Died: May 28, 2014
Funeral services for Erlene Lewis Ward, 97, of DeRidder, LA will be held at 10:00 AM Saturday, May 31, 2014, at the First United Pentecostal Church in DeRidder, LA. Burial will follow at Lewis Cemetery under the direction of Labby Memorial Funeral Home of DeRidder, LA. Mrs. Ward passed from this life on Wednesday, May 28, 2014, in DeRidder, LA. Visitation will held on Friday, May 30, 2014, from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM, and Saturday May 31, 2014, from 9:00 AM until service time, all at the church at the church.
She is survived by one son, Merle Ward and wife Judy of DeRidder, LA; one daughter, Myrtle Pittman of Nacogdoches, TX; three grandchildren and three great grandchildren.
Mrs. Ward was native and lifelong resident of DeRidder, LA. She worked as a sales clerk and alterations seamstress for Hooks Department Store for over 35 years. She loved to fish, work in her flower garden and go to church. In her “80’s” she loved visiting “the old people”. She also loved her family, traveling and quilting.