Obituary of Thomas Carl Lewis, Sr. ~ 2008
Transcribed by Joseph Cook
Thomas Carl Lewis, Sr., age 69, died Friday September 5, 2008 at his residence. A native of McDowell County, he was born May 5, 1939 to the late Joseph Lewis and Pansy Patterson Lewis. All who knew him loved Mr. Lewis.
Surviving Mr. Lewis are four children: daughters, Becky Lewis Baker of Marion, Teresa Lewis Cox of Nebo; sons, Tommy Lewis, Jr. of Marion and Jimmy Lewis and wife Debbie of Nebo; sons-in-law, Barry Cox and Scott Baker; sisters, Ruth Hensley, June Lee and Louise Tolley; thirteen grandchildren, eight great grandchildren and two special friends Roy Massey and Ed Goins.
A graveside service was held on Tuesday September 9, at 3:45 PM at Chapel Hill Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends from 2:00-3:30 PM at Westmoreland Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to the Lewis Family 236 Church Street Marion, NC 28752.
The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday September 10, 2008 Volume 14 #36