Virginia Lewis

Wednesday, June 2, 2010

BARNHART, Mo. -- Virginia M. Lewis, 82, of Barnhart died Sunday, May 30, 2010, at Jefferson Regional Medical Center in Festus, Mo.

She was born Dec. 10, 1927, at Desloge, Mo., daughter of Fred and Alice Morris Duncan. She and Melvin E. Lewis were married April 10, 1948.

Survivors include her husband; three sons, James E. (Sharon) Lewis of Park Hills, Mo., Robert D. (Debbie) Lewis of Chaffee, Mo., Richard D. (Denise) Lewis of Imperial, Mo.; two daughters, Linda Susan Lewis of Barnhart, Barbara A. (Ray) Velasco of DeSoto, Mo.; 10 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and three sisters, Lilly Inman, Lavern McLeskey and Marie Duncan.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to service time Friday at the General Baptist Church in Chaffee.

The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the church, with the Rev. Kermit Patton officiating. Burial will be at 3 p.m. at Missouri State Veterans Cemetery in Bloomfield.

Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee is in charge of arrangements.