Rita S. Lewis
Rita S. Lewis

Rita S. Lewis, 74, of Spotsylvania passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020 at her daughter's residence.

Rita was the office manager, wearing many hats during her time with Purvis Ford, retiring after 46 years of service. She was an active member of Fairview Baptist Church in downtown Fredericksburg. She was a Fraternal Order of Eagles Ladies Auxiliary member, and served as former president, as well as many elected positions over the years. She was also awarded the honor of Ms. Eagle of the Year, and the Alta B. Smith award of 2020.

Survivors include her children, Richard "Rick" Lewis and Karen Lewis Smith; grandchildren, Lauren Wible and Britney Wible Sullivan; great-grandchildren, Ryker Sullivan; siblings, Brenda Kay Meadows (Glen), Dennis Stone, Debra Hammonds (John); and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. She was preceded in death by her mother, Evelyn Stone; father, Herman Stone; and half-brother, Rayvon Stone.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, November 15 at Covenant Funeral Service, Fredericksburg. A service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, November 16 at the funeral home. Entombment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Alzheimer's Association and Lisa Pitts Eley Cancer Foundation.

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Published by The Free Lance - Star on Nov. 12, 2020.
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Covenant Funeral Service
, Fredericksburg, Virginia
Covenant Funeral Service
, Fredericksburg, Virginia
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We love her so much sorry for your loss she did so much for church and Eagles she loved everyone my mom Gloria Hart and me Carol Ann. prayers
Carol Hart Tydings
November 14, 2020
So sorry to read of Rita´s passing. She was a special lady always trying to make life better. My Mother use to baby sit for Ricky when he was a baby. Hope Your family can find comfort in knowing she was a wonderful lady and loved by many.
Barbara Clore
November 12, 2020
I just loved your Mom. I worked a few years with her at Purvis and she DID wear MANY hats. I wouldn´t have survived without her. Hugs and Prayers for your family!
Cathy Morefield Brann
November 12, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time. May Rita rest in peace.
John and Donna Pennington
November 12, 2020
Sending my sympathy to your family during this difficult time. Rita was such a wonderful, caring and sweet person. May she Rest In Peace.
Carolyn Rawlings
November 12, 2020