Althea Lewis

Stamford, Connecticut

1942 - 2019


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Althea Lewis
Althea Lewis, age 76, transitioned peacefully on August 3, 2019 at Regional Hospice. She was born on November 21, 1942 in Bayonne, New Jersey to Albert Miller and Janie Crawford Miller. Althea received a Bachelor's Degree in Education from Hampton Institute and a Master's Degree in Education from Fairfield University and retired from the Stamford Public Schools after numerous years of service. She was a faithful and dedicated member of the Fairfield County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Her memory will be treasured by her daughter, Keysha Lewis Payton (Hank); her son, Marc A. Lewis (Charlette); eight adored grandchildren, Brandan, Jordyn, Miles, Cameron, Mikayla, Haley, Bailey and Ava; one brother, Akinde Ayodeji (Paula) and many extended family and friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by siblings, Emma Jane Simms and Albert Miller. Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 8, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m., followed by a service of celebration at 11:30 a.m. at Union Baptist Church, 805 Newfield Ave., Stamford, CT.= with Rev. Dr. Robert W. Perry officiating. The Fairfield County Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. will have an Omega Omega Service at 11:00 a.m. Interment will take place at Woodland Cemetery. Services entrusted to Graves Medley Funeral Services.

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I had her as my third grade teacher at Hart Elementary School. What a wonderful teacher and woman she was. She was my favorite teacher and still remember her to this day. She will be missed. May she rest in peace and love to her family.

May your family be blessed today as I remember our days at Toquam School. Thank you for helping so many students.

Annie L. Patterson

Althea will be missed so very much by us all. She was such a wonderful spirit with a loving smile and a heart of gold. Truly a beautiful person, inside and out! Sleep in peace my sister.
My deepest condolences are extended to the family.

I remember Althea and her beautiful, welcoming smile every Christmas as I hang an ornament that she made for me on our Christmas tree. I had the pleasure and privilege of working with Althea many years ago at Ryle School. My thoughts and prayers are with Altheas's family and friends.
Sincerely, Marianne McCullough

I will truly miss being with Miss Althea at the family gathering . May the Lord Bless the family.

I am truly going to miss her smile, hugs, and the the bond we shared. Until we meet again...Soror Althea.

God bless the family.

Rest In Peace Soror....

With Deepest Sympathy to the Lewis and Miller families. The Lord
will walk beside you through these days of sorrow, just as,
through the years, He has walked with you in days of joy. Hope....
Comfort....Love and Strength be with you.
Regards, Joan Harvey-Fields

To Althea, my darling sister-in-law. You lived your life with such dignity and grace. Your warmth and presence will be forever missed by our family and everyone in the community who knew you. You were a great soul and we were privileged to know your love.
This poem reminds me of you, Althea.

When great trees fall, rocks on distant hills shudder, lions hunker down in tall grasses and even elephants lumber after safety. When great souls die, the air around us becomes light,...