Willie Lewis, Sr, 78, passed away on Thursday, November, 7, 2019 at MS State Veteran's Home in Oxford, MS. He was born in Chickasaw County on December 4, 1940, to William Lewis and Lucille Franks Lewis. He served his country for 30 years in U.S. Army and Army National Guard. He is survived by his wife, Bennie Huffman Lewis, of Houston; his children, Willie (Jenny) Lewis, Jr. of Houston, Richard (Kim) Lewis of Tishomingo, MS, and Evan (Tonya) Lewis of Amory; sixteen grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren; his sister, June (Bobby) Hall of Pontotoc. He was preceded in death by his parents, William Lewis and Lucille Houk; his daughter, Delois Ann Kilgore; his brother, Charles Lewis, and his sisters, Nora Mae Masterson and Margaret Houk. Funeral services will be Sunday, November 10 at 2:00 at Fellowship Baptist Church in Enon, with Brother Bobby Brock officiating. Burial will follow in Kimmel Memorial Cemetery. Southern Funeral Chapel has the honor of serving the Lewis family.
Tupelo, MS (38804)
Areas of patchy fog early. Partly cloudy this morning, then becoming cloudy during the afternoon. High 61F. Winds SE at 10 to 15 mph..
Showers this evening then thundershowers developing overnight. Low 57F. Winds S at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 70%.
Updated: February 17, 2020 @ 3:29 am
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