Gastonia, N.C. - Betty Sue Lewis, 81, passed away Feb. 16, 2013, at home.
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She was born Feb. 1, 1932, in Gaston County, N.C., to the late Fred Philmore Barnhill and Carrie Pauline (Barley) Barnhill.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 36 years, Harding Park Lewis, and brothers Ralf, Fred, and Paul Barnhill.
Mrs. Lewis was a loving mother, daughter, wife, grandmother, and great-grandmother, with a wonderful sense of humor. She was a member of Flint-Groves Baptist Church.
She is survived by children, Debora Lewis Carroll of Bessemer City, N.C., Harding Park Lewis II of Ft. Mill, S.C., and Tamara Austin and husband, James, of Ledyard; sister, Glenda Marlene McSwain and husband, George Jr.; grandchildren, Curtis Carroll, Crystal Carroll Ballard, Jennie, Elizabeth, and Julia Austin; five great-grandchildren and one on the way.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to caregivers, Connie Schuster, Jeff Norman, and Gaston Hospice for their wonderful care.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to Gaston Hospice, 258 E. Garrison Blvd., Gastonia, NC 28054.
A Simple Service, burial and cremation, is serving the family, 704-884-0150.
Published in The Day on Feb. 19, 2013