Maureen Greenleaf Liles
02/05/1945 – 08/19/2020
Maureen Elaine Greenleaf Liles, 75, of Lake Charles died on Wednesday August,19, 2020 at Memorial Hospital Lake Charles as a result of complications from COVID-19. Maureen was born in Lake Charles, Louisiana on February 5, 1945. She graduated from LaGrange Highschool and, of course, purple remained her favorite color her entire life. Before Maureen retired she worked as a banker in New Orleans at Hibernia Bank.
When she wasn't working Maureen enjoyed sewing and made most of her daughter's prom dresses! She was also a prolific crafter and known for her homemade Christmas ornaments and decorations. A devoted Church member she loved singing soprano in numerous church choirs and her voice is what her daughter, nieces, and nephews cherish. She was a long-term member of First Baptist Church Moss Bluff and was passionate about making shoeboxes for Samaritan's Purse. Those left to remember her are her daughter, Marla Liles Mayberry and husband Timothy Mayberry of Pembroke Pines, FL; a brother, Dr. Wayne Greenleaf and wife Andree of Ventress, LA; a sister Loretta Greenleaf of Westlake LA; and numerous nieces and nephews who she adored. She was preceded in death by her parents A.J. and Irene Butard Greenleaf, as well as her sister Yvonne Belle Greenleaf.
During this time of Covid-19 and the devastating losses that are occurring no memorial service is planned, however Maureen wanted her ashes to be scattered in Arizona. She loved Samaritan's Purse and any contributions to them in her name would truly be a blessing.
Jerry Otis Fewell
12/29/1936 – 08/17/2020
Jerry Otis Fewell, 83, of Moss Bluff, passed away Monday, August 17, 2020 in Lake Charles. Due to the incoming inclement weather, the memorial service has been postponed and will be announced at a later date.
Jerry was born December 29, 1936 in Dallas, Texas, to Addie Bee Fewell (Singletary) and Otis “Bill” Lafayette Fewell. He was known for his love of the Lord, family, sports and jokes. He followed his passion in counseling and worked for Boy’s Village for many years. He was also a counselor and elder of Bethel Presbyterian Church and a member of the Rotary Club. He later turned his passion for people into a career in sales. He worked in oilfield sales, retail, and for Bolton Ford in auto sales. Jerry loved to play sports and was a stand-out in basketball and golf.
Jerry is survived by his wife of 51 years, Julia Fewell; two daughters, Tawnya Sizelove and Butch of Lake Charles, and Dana Rice of Jacksboro, TX; two sons, Shawn Fewell of Pearland, TX, and Scott Fewell of Dallas; nine grandchildren, Kristina Lansing of Jacksboro, TX, Christopher Fewell of Houston, Kyle Fewell of Brooklyn, Sean Fewell of Austin, Taylor Harrell, Brandon Harrell, and Alyssa Sizelove all of Lake Charles, and Bayleigh Fewell and Matthew Fewell of Dallas; and three great-grandchildren, Kimbrie Lansing and Wittier Lansing of Jacksboro, and Mackenzie Fewell of Houston.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Bee & O.L. Fewell; sister Joan McElroy and husband Jay; nephew G.W. Atkerson; and son Chris Fewell.