Ivie Lewis

Friday, December 7, 2001

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ivie E. Lewis, 98, of Sikeston died Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2001, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.

He was born Dec. 27, 1902, near Cumberland City, Tenn., son of Richard and Mary Jane Lewis. He and Myrtle Allard were married March 22, 1925. She died May 23, 1991.

Lewis moved to Sikeston in 1918. He worked 15 years at International Shoe Co. and later farmed.

Survivors include a daughter, Dorothy Keller of Sikeston; a son, Billy Lewis of Sikeston; nine grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and nine great-great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by three sisters and three brothers.

Friends may call at Ponder Funeral Home from 5-8 p.m. today.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Lee Fansler officiating. Burial will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery.