Jimmie Lewis

Funeral service for Jimmie Lewis, of Kirbyville and formerly of Salem, was October 9, 2019 at James & Gahr Mortuary Chapel, Salem, with Kent Watkins officiating.

Interment was in the Cedar Grove Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Alex Lewis, Bailey Lewis, Connor Hull, Joel LaRose, Cody Gilbert and Travis White.

Mr. Lewis was born July 28, 1936 in Gladden to Walter and Maude (Smith) Lewis. He married Kathleen Nelson March 4, 1955. They were the parents of two children. Mr. Lewis died October 6, 2019 in Springfield at the age of 83 years.

Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Lewis, Kirbyville; children, Ronnie Lewis and wife, Ellen, Montauk; and Reta White and husband, Ronnie, Kirbyville; sisters, Ileen Steelman, Salem; and Norma Hampton, Salem; brothers-in-law, Roy Nelson and Eugene Watkins; sisters-in-law, Bessie Nelson, Irene Nelson and Jessie Watkins; grandchildren, Janell, Misty, Casey, Travis, Christopher and Calli; ten great-grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

Preceding him in death were his parents; brothers, Arvel, Pete, Ted, Charles, Raney and Winford; sisters, Bonnie, Dorothy and Ruby; and brother-in-law, Jewel Nelson.