|Birth: ||Sep. 5, 1927|
|Death: ||Aug. 25, 2012|
Charles Lewis Leflore
(September 5, 1927 - August 25, 2012)
Charles Lewis Leflore, 84 of Greenwood died Saturday, August 25, 2012 at the Veterans Nursing Home in Kosciusko. Visitation will be Tuesday, August 28, 2012 12p.m. until time of the service at 2p.m. at Wilson and Knight Funeral Home. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in North Carrollton.
Mr. Leflore was born on September 5, 1927 to Margaret McMillan and Charles Stanford Leflore of Valley Hill. He was an honor graduate and president of the Class of 1945 at Greenwood High School. He joined the Navy near the end of WWII. Mr. Leflore attended Mississippi State College and graduated in 1949. He was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity and voted Alumnus of the Year from Grenada County. He was a supporter of the Bulldogs for many years. On October 14, 1949 he married his high school sweetheart Sarah Smith. They would be married 63 years on October 14, 2012. Following college he was employed for 21 years by Universal C.I.T. Financial Corporation in Gulfport, MS. He then was then hired by Sunburst Bank of Grenada, MS where they moved and remained until his retirement in 1991.
While with Sunburst Bank he was Vice President in charge of Installment Loans until his retirement. Charles was an avid rabbit hunter and fisherman and "Bulldog Supporter."
He was preceded in death by his parents and step father John Stanford Wall.
He is survived by wife Sarah Smith Leflore of Grenada. His daughter Sarah Lynne Leflore Trammel of Nettleton, MS. His sons Charles Stanford Leflore II and his wife Jan, Michael Albert Leflore of Grenada. Mr. Leflore is also survived by his grandchildren Michael Owen Leflore, San Francisco,, Katherine Paige Leflore Neal, Madison Charles Stanford Leflore III, Madison Jonathon Adam Leflore of Greenwood, Hannah Lise Leflore, Sarah Elizabeth Leflore, Ann Eden Leflore of Greenwood, Bradley Trussel of El Paso, TX.
Wilson and Knight Funeral Home
August 25, 2012
Charles Stanford Leflore (1901 - 1944)
Margaret Powell McMillian Leflore-Wall (1906 - 1984)
Charles Lewis Leflore (1927 - 2012)
William Lee Leflore (1928 - 2015)*
Created by: Beth Austin
Record added: Aug 25, 2012
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