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Aileen Hope Lewis Schaller


1924 - 2019
Aileen Hope Lewis Schaller Obituary
Aileen Hope

Lewis Schaller

Durham

Aileen Hope Lewis Schaller, 94, passed away on January 2, 2019, at The Forest at Duke Retirement Community in Durham, North Carolina. She is the daughter of Eudie Oliver and Mabel Caldwell Lewis. Aileen is survived by her son, William Howard Schaller; her younger sister, Louise Lewis Craft; six nieces, a nephew, and their families.

Aileen was born in Roanoke County, Virginia, on August 21, 1924. She graduated from Berea College in Kentucky, and from Duke University with a Master's Degree in Economics. She taught at various colleges, was politically active, worked for local governments and the TVA, and during World War II at the Pentagon. Aileen enjoyed local and international travel, including living in Thailand for five years, and after ten years of genealogy research authored the "Lewis Book" together with her sister Louise. Aileen was most dedicated to her family and friends, and enjoyed the many visits from them and family gatherings.

Funeral: 2:00 PM, Saturday, January 5, 2019, at the Riverside Baptist Church, 5057 NC 210 Hwy E., Harrells, NC 28444. Burial: Church Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Berea College, CPO 2216, Berea, KY 40404.

Service by Carter Funeral Home in Garland, NC www.carterfh.com
Published in HeraldSun on Jan. 5, 2019
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