Age 96, of Lansing, MI, passed away March 16, 2014. She was born May 1, 1917, in Lansing, daughter of the late George and Emily Tews. Marie was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church of Lansing.
She is survived by her daughter, Carole J. French; 1 sister-in-law; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, and great-great-nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her husband Alfred and 4 brothers and 4 sisters.
The funeral service will be held at 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at First United Methodist Church, 3827 Delta River Dr., Lansing, with Pastor Lori Sykes officiating. The family will receive friends beginning at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday at the church. Interment will follow in Evergreen Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to her church. Arrangements by Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel.