Lesley was born in Elyria, OH, the daughter of Mr. & Mrs. Lee Perrell. In 1956, she married Roger Michael; they were happily married for 57 years. She earned an art education bachelor's degree from Akron University in Akron, OH and a master's degree from Butler University in Indianapolis, IN. In 1971, she was hired as the art teacher of Skiles Test Elementary School in Indianapolis and truly enjoyed sharing her gift of creativity for 24 years. After her retirement in 1995, she and Roger moved from Indianapolis to Skidaway Island, GA.
She is survived by daughter, Laura Michael; daughter, Amy Vance, and son-in-law, Matt Vance; granddaughter, Christina Vance; grandson, Andrew Vance, granddaughter-in-law, Katelyn Vance, and great granddaughter, Kora Vance; sister, Wendy Redmon, and brother-in-law, Bill Redmon.
The family suggests any remembrances be made in her memory to The Landings Art Association, 2 Palm Glade Ct., Savannah, GA 31411.
Fellow artists from the Landings Art Association wish to express their sincere sympathies to Lesley's family and friends. It is with our deepest gratitude that she remembered us in her final wishes and we wish to acknowledge that all memories to her will benefit our Arts in Education programs and the children of the Chatham County Public School's Art Departments. Gratefully, Betsy Slocum, President of the LAA
- Betsy Slocum, SAVANNAH, GA
We would like to express our condolences to Lesley's family. They were great friends socially and great neighbors. Sincere Larry and Emelie Weaver
- Mr. and Mrs. Lawrence Weaver, Savannah, Ga.
Many prayers are being said for her and her family. So very sorry for your loss.
- Jack and Beth Fitzgerald, Savannah, Georgia
So very sorry for your loss. Many prayers for Laura and her family.
- Elizabeth M Fitzgerald, Savannah, GA
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel