Vertie Mae Lewis, 93, of Webster, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013. She lived a long and busy life making a home for her family and working outside the home over the years in a shirt factory, canning plant, purse factory, shoe factory, and electronic plant. She was also a charter member of SCARC. Mrs. Lewis loved music and enjoyed her church, the Linden Church of God, where she was a member for many years, as well as attending Gant Lake Baptist Church. She was a talented seamstress who took pride in her work while making quilts, Christmas stockings, and aprons for family members and friends.
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She was preceded in death by her husband, William Dotson Lewis in 2006.
She is survived by her daughters, Ophelia Tucker, and Rachel Dobson; grandchildren, Michelle Tucker, Michael Tucker, James Dobson, Tommy Dobson, and Reasa Lewis; nine great-grandchildren and sisters, Hazel Brown, and Myrtle Driggers.
A Visitation was held at the Linden Church of God on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 from 11 a.m. to 12 pm. Services followed at 12 p.m. Interment followed at Linden Cemetery. Online condolences may be left at www.purcellfuneralhome.com. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell.
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Published in Washington County News and Holmes County Times-Advertiser on Oct. 9, 2013