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Ida Pearl (Hamlin) LeGrande
July 25, 1925 ~ June 6, 2023 (age 97) 97 Years Old
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Ida Pearl (Hamlin) LeGrande, best known as “Mama Ida”, transitioned into eternal life on June 6, 2023. She was a loving mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to everyone she knew. She loved the Lord, her family, her life and her community. She will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
A native of Guilford County, Ida Pearl was born on July 25, 1925, to Della Hamlin. She met and married the love of her life, Velvet LeGrande and was the mother of six children. She was formerly employed by Woodmark Originals and Sam’s Club when she worked. Mama Ida was a social butterfly who loved cooking, traveling, attending church services and spending time with her family. She also enjoyed being in her flower garden, being outdoors, playing card games and board games. Mama Ida was regarded as the “Mother of the Mt. Zion Baptist Church”, were she regularly attended and volunteered. She was a member of the United Ushers and the Singles’ Club.
In addition to her mother, Della Hamlin, she was preceded in death by her husband, Velvet LeGrande; daughter, Patricia Murphy; sons, Velvet LeGrande, Jr. and Lanell LeGrande.
She will be cherished forever by her children, Mona Moore, who lovingly cared for her during the last few years of her life, Vonzella Covington (William) and Hattie Isaac; a very special son-in-law, Rudolph Murphy and daughter-in-law, Jeanette LeGrande who loved and cared for her dearly; her beloved 19 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren and 6 great great grandchildren who will carry the memory of her in their hearts forever; along with a host of nieces, nephews and “adopted” children that she loved as if they were her own.
A Celebration of Life will take place on Sunday, June 11, 2023 at Mt. Zion Baptist Church, 753 E. Washington Drive at 2 0'clock PM. The family will receive visitors and friends before the service from 1:30 to 2pm.