Leta Mae Percival 1926 - 2011 Lawrence
Funeral services for Leta Mae Percival, 85, Lawrence, will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.
She died Saturday, Dec. 10, 2011, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She was born Sept. 28, 1926, in Lone Star, the daughter of Alva T. “Buck” and Kizzie Brubaker Hodges.
She graduated from Liberty Memorial High School.
She worked as a waitress at Happy Hal’s and The Sirloin. She was also a bookkeeper for Ivan’s 19th Street 66 Service Station, but most of all she was a homemaker.
She was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church and was a 15-year volunteer for Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Rehabilitation and Hospice Care.
She married Ivan Percival on June 10, 1961, at Trinity Lutheran Church in Lawrence. He survives, of the home.
Other survivors include three daughters, Jennifer Weible and husband Mike, Olathe, Gaye Nicholson, Lawrence, and Jolene Janak and husband Michael, Katy, Texas; one son, Steven Conner and wife Connie, Olathe; two brothers, Ervin Hodges and wife Shirley, Lawrence, and Merle Hodges and wife Nancy, Salina; nine grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents and older brother, Warren Hodges and his wife, Kathleen.
The family will greet friends from 6 p.m. 8 p.m. Monday at the mortuary.
The family suggests memorial contributions in her name to Douglas County Visiting Nurses, Rehabilitation and Hospice Care, sent in care of the mortuary, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent to warrenmcelwain.com.