Gloria Faye Lewis

Published 9:38 am Monday, December 10, 2018

Funeral services were held Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018 at Oak Grove M. B. Church in Monticello, for Mrs. Gloria Faye Ev- ans Lewis, 79, who died Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, at Lawrence County Nursing Center in Monticello.

Rev. Micheal Evans of- ficiated with interment following in Pearl River Valley Church cemetery in Monticello.

Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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Mrs. Gloria Faye Lewis was born to the late Lit Parker and Myrtle Evans in Monticello.

She attended school in Lawrence County and was a member of Oak Grove M. B. Church where she was a member in the choir until her health failed.

She was formerly employed with Lawrence County School System as a cook at McCullough

High School where she touched many lives of children.

Mrs. Lewis was married to the late Leo Lewis, four children were born to this 60 year union.

She was preceded in death by son, Cecil; granddaughter, Chanda; sister, Mary Stewart; brother, Harvey Evans and three sisters-in-law.

She is survived by four sons, Mitchell (Kathryn) Lewis of Silver Creek; Leo Lewis Jr. of Monti- cello; Marvin (Charlotte) Lewis of Silver Creek; adopted son/grandson, Lazan Lewis; 16 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; five brothers, Walter L. Evans, Rev. O. D. (Jacqueline) Evans, Shirley (Diane) Evans and David Evans; special friends, Margaret Evans, Leavada Bennett and Essie M. Bridges.