Ruby Hawkes Lewis, 102, of Disputanta, passed away Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at Golden Living Walnut Hill Convalescent Center.
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She was born on Nov. 9, 1910, to the late Wilburn and Mary Hawkes, and was preceded in death by her husband, Willard James Lewis; two brothers; and one sister. Mrs. Lewis was former member of Grace United Methodist Church in Wilsons, and was a member of Oakland Baptist Church in Disputanta.
She is survived by a niece, Lois H. White of Prince George; nephews, David E. Hawkes of Blackstone, Carroll R. Hawkes of Colonial Heights; three great-nieces; and one great-nephew.
The family would like to thank all the wonderful care givers at home, Golden Living Walnut Hill Convalescent Center and the AseraCare Hospice in Petersburg.
A funeral service will be held 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, in the Petersburg Chapel of the E. Alvin Small Funeral Homes and Crematory, 3935 S. Crater Road, with the Rev. Robert W. Livesay officiating. Interment 1p.m. Saturday in Grace United Methodist Church Cemetery, Wilsons, Va. The family will receive friends from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, at the funeral home in Petersburg. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Oakland Baptist Church, 12601 Prince George Drive, Disputanta, VA 23842, or the Grace United Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, C/O Barbara Seamster, 288 Daniel Road, Blackstone, VA 23824. Condolences may be registered at www.ealvinsmall.com.
Published in The Progress-Index from Nov. 20 to Nov. 21, 2012