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Mrs. Lewis succumbs at 98




MYRTLE LEWIS

MYRTLE LEWIS

Myrtle Lewis, 98, died April 3 at her home at Gordon.

A daughter of the late Clark and Nancy Ann Cornett, she was the widow of Charlie Lewis and was a lifelong resident of Gordon.

She was the mother of the late Eulace Lewis and Lillian Lewis, a grandmother of the late Sherry Lewis and Brandon Cook, the mother-in-law of the late Paul Browning and Judy Lewis, and a sister of the late Doshia Lewis, Mary Jane Lewis, Eddie Cornett, and Otis Cornett.

She had been a member of Coyles Branch Primitive Baptist Church since 1949.

Survivors include six children, Eunice Browning of Delpha, Jerry Lewis and friend Eulalah Skidmore, Celinda Cornett and husband Robert, and Terry Lewis and wife Tanya, all of Gordon, Betty Thompson and husband Allen of North Vernon, Ind., and Charlene Ison and husband Larry of Slemp; two stepsons, Howard

Lewis and wife Dorothy, and Herbert Lewis and wife Lutrelle, all of Gilley; and a brother Alfred Cornett and wife Geneva of Cumberland; 15 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, 10 great-great-grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren, and nine step-great-great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held April 6 in Benham. Burial was in the Lewis- Cornett Cemetery at Gordon.


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