Leila Mae LeGrand Nates

Leila Mae LeGrand Nates
Leila Mae LeGrand Nates

Leila Mae LeGrand Nates, was born February 11, 1927, she was a daughter of Henry Franklin and Minnie Blanch Hawkins LeGrand.

Leila Mae LeGrand Nates, 89, of Elgin, died Friday, December 2, 2016.

She was member of Spears Creek Baptist Church and a former member of Jackson Creek Baptist Church. Mrs. Nates retired from Richland School District 2 and later from Blue Cross Blue Shield.

Survivors include her daughters, Peggy Ford Herlong of Gaston, and Minnie Williams (Dean) of Elgin; as well as numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paris Y. Nates; sons, Thomas Nates, Paris Y. Nates, II, Woodrow O. Nates, and Robert “Butch” Nates; siblings, Lila Kirkland, John LeGrand, Joe LeGrand, and Evelyn Legrand Nates.

The funeral service for Mrs. Nates will be held 2 o’clock Monday, December 5th at Shives Funeral Home, Trenholm Road Chapel, 7600 Trenholm Road Ext., Columbia with The Rev. Greg Sweet officiating. Interment will follow in Jackson Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 4 until 6 o’clock Sunday afternoon at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Spears Creek Baptist Church, 116 Spears Creek Church Lane, Elgin, SC 2045. Memories and condolences may be shared at ShivesFuneralHome.com.

Tombstone Information:


Located in Jackson Creek Baptist Church Cemetery in Dentsville, Richland County, South Carolina, USA (Added by Patricia Johnson)

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