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“I happened to think of Lola and Jake today and did a Facebook search but came across this page instead. I am so sad to hear of Lola's passing. My...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Kim Barnett , Lane, Judy - TX

“Our hearts are saddened. May You have hope and trust in The Lord. ”
2 of 18 | Posted by: Danny and Sandy Davenport - TX

“I know my Heartfelt words can only ease so much pain and tears you're feeling in your hearts. I have a memory I'd like to share ... I remember when...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Karen Marie - Highlands, TX

“We pray for your strength during this difficult time, our thoughts are with you and your family. ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Industrial Solutions - Pasadena, TX

“Jake, Donnie and I are so sorry for the passing of your mom, I know there are no words to describe how you and the family are feeling at this time...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Angel Wingate - Wallisville, TX

“Jake jr. please accept my condolences for you and your families loss. My prayers are with you and yours ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: Cliff McKee - Baytown, TX

“To the family of Lola Leavins, I am today sharing your sadness at the passing of Lola. I met Lola through my Sister Arlene Gaulden. Lola and I were...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Barbara Stewart - San Angelo, TX

“Jake , Your family are in our thoughts and prayers ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Steve Daniele - Baytown, TX

“When I close my eyes, I see Lola's bright, cheerful smile. I can hear her one of a kind laugh. I remember if you were feeling down, she always had...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Glenda & Family - Baytown, TX

“I'm so sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family. ”
10 of 18 | Posted by: Stacey Kratky Going - Baytown, TX

“Have not seen Lola since we were children. She found me on facebook over a year ago .My Dad and her Mom were brother and sister. Will miss hearing...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Beth Young - Mittie, LA

“Aunt Lola, I'm gonna miss you more than words can express! Your smile always lite up the room when you walked in! I can close my eyes and still hear...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Sissy - Spring, TX - Niece

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13 of 18 | Posted by: Michelle Ware Coker - Oakdale, LA

“We are Lola's double first cousins,our mother's were sisters; our father,s were brother's.We hadn't seen her in years,but thought of her often.I know...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Ethel Sweat and Dalmer ware - LA

“We will miss u ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Joni Taylor and family - Oakdale, LA

“Lola was a beautiful person, inside and out. Never met a stranger, always had a smile and kind words with welcoming heart. Until we meet again,...Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Benny & Gabe Seago - Highlands, TX

“Lola's mother and my father was brother and sister. You are no longer in pain . You are having a reunion in Heaven you will be missed here on earth ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Ann Young - Mittie, LA

“Aunt Lola, always had a beautiful smile and love for all her family and friends. ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: Steven Taylor - LA

Lola Leavins, 68, of Hardin, Texas, entered the arms of her Lord and Savior on January 9, 2014, near her home in Liberty, Texas, with close family and friends gathered at her side. She was born July 5, 1945, in Oakdale, Louisiana, to Andrew Ware and Rilie Young Ware. She was the youngest of 12 children, which included four sisters and eight brothers.

Lola married Jake Leavins on November 26, 1963, and they enjoyed over 50 joyous years together. They resided in Baytown, Texas, before retiring to their dream home in 1996 in Hardin, Texas.

Lola worked outside the home and retired to the job she really loved, being a homemaker. Lola always enjoyed housework, decorating her home, and caring for the lawn and flower gardens. Everyone knows what a great cook she was. Most of all, she loved spending time with and doing for her family and friends.

Lola is preceded in death by her parents; her brothers, Sam Ware, James Ware, Clyde Ware, Kenney Ware, Kenneth Ware, and Julius Ware. She is survived by her husband, Jake Leavins, of Hardin, Texas; sons, Jake Leavins, Jr. and wife, Sherri, and Robert Leavins. Lola is also survived by grandchildren, Elyse Murphy and husband,Will, and Michael Leavins, Johnny Santana, Justin Santana, and Jimmy Pelham; seven great-grandchildren; sisters, Ver Mae O'Neal, Ella Mae Odom, and Essie Seago and husband, Jerry; and brothers, Andrew Ware Jr. and Calvin Ware.

The Memorial Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, January 18, 2014, in the Chapel of Crespo and Jirrels, with Mr. Jeremy Hodges officiating. A reception in the Crespo & Jirrels Family Center will immediately follow the service. For those desiring to honor her, Lola requested that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to MD Anderson Cancer Center.

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Crespo & Jirrels

6123 Garth Rd Baytown, TX 77521
(281) 839-0700