She was a lifelong resident of Polk County. She
graduated from Polk County High School in 1936 and was a member of Benton Station Baptist Church. She was retired from American Uniform.
She was preceded in death by her husband, the Rev. V.H. “Jack” Lewis; her parents, E.E. and Zoe Haskin Smith; two granddaughters: Peggy Lewis and Patricia Walch; three brothers and sisters; and several nieces and nephews.
Survivors include her children: Vernon H. and Anne Marie Lewis, Helen and Harold Ramsey, Ronny and Charlene Lewis, all of Benton, Jackie and Ogle Ingram of Reliance, Larry and Lena Lewis of Benton, Jimmy and JoAnn Lewis of Benton and H.R. Lewis of Cleveland; 14 grandchildren; and 35 great-grandchildren.
The funeral was held today, Nov. 23, 2010, at 11 a.m. in the chapel of Higgins Funeral Home, with the Revs. Bennie Thomas and Joel Jenkins officiating. Interment followed in the Hiawassee Union Cemetery in Reliance. The service concluded with a white dove release ceremony.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Lewis family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com.