October 6, 1933 - August 21, 2009
Noah S. Lett Sr., 75, Marion, Indiana died at 4:49 a.m. Friday, Aug., 21, at home.
He was born in Marion, Indiana, to the late LaVerne and Helen (Jones) Lett.
He married Shirley Jones on Jan. 9, 1955. She survives.
He retired in 1997 after 31 years at the Marion General Motors plant. During retirement, he became a locksmith.
He was a U.S. Air Force Korean War veteran.
Noah loved spending times with his family.
He was a member of the Allen Temple A.M.E. Church, the Wilson Lodge of the Prince Hall Masonic Lodge, IDAT and was a lifetime member of the NAACP.
He was an avid bowler.
Survivors include his wife, Shirley Jones, Marion; one son, Noah (Jennifer R.) Lett Jr., Leeds, Alabama; one daughter, Regina (Paul) Abbott, Marion, IN.; grandchildren, Erica Abbott, Tracy R. Lett and Andrea Abbott; great-grandchildren, Alexis and Nicholas Abbott; and siblings, Phyllis (Milton) Weatherly, Omaha, Nebraska., Lorraine Williams, Fort Wayne, and LaVerne (Pauline) Lett Jr., George Lett and Kathy (William) Jones, all of Marion.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Melva Jean Lett.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 26, at Allen Temple A.M.E. Church, 3440 S .Washington St., Marion, with Dr. Robert G. Balthrope Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Estates of Serenity, Marion, Indiana.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at the church, with Masonic services at noon.
Arrangements by Needham-Storey-Wampner Funeral Service, North Chapel, 1341 N. Baldwin Ave., Marion.
Memorials may be directed to the Allen Temple A.M.E. Church.