Vertie Mae Lewis, 93, of Webster, Fla., passed away 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. 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. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Dotson Lewis in 2006. A visitation was at the Linden Church of God Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Services will follow at 12 p.m. Interment will follow 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 Sumter County Times on Oct. 11, 2013