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Betty D. Lewis, Summersville, KY (1935-2013)

She was a member of a prominent, highly respected South Central Kentucky mercantile family. She had made a profession of faith in Christ and attended the Greensburg Church of the Nazarene. She was a homemaker and Store Clerk. Her husband of 59 years, Leon Lewis, survives. She leaves 8 direct living descendants
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Mrs. Betty D. Lewis, 77, of Summersville, Kentucky, departed this life on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 at the Jane Todd Crawford Hospital in Greensburg, KY.

The funeral services for Mrs. Betty D. Lewis will be conducted at 10amCT/11amET, Friday, June 28, 2013 at the Greensburg Church of the Nazarene, 31 Bluebird Lane, Greensburg, KY, with burial to follow in the Green County Memory Gardens in Summersville. Bro. Jared Henry and Bro. Richard Morgan will be officiating. Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY is in charge of the funeral arrangements. Visitation is requested 4pm-8pmCT/5pm-9pmET, at the Greensburg Church of the Nazarene and after 7amCT/8amET, Friday until time of the funeral service.

Pallbearers: Leon Lewis, Steve Lewis, Johnny Orberson, Joy Basu, Chris Lewis, Jordan Tucker, John Lewis Orberson, LeAnna Lewis, Becca Orberson, Sasha Brown, Dana Couch, and Ann-Michael Tucker.

Betty D. Lewis, Summersville, KY (1935-2013)

Mrs. Betty D. Lewis of Summersville, KY, was the daughter of the late Floyd Riddle and Dora Dean Craft Riddle. She was born Thursday, December 8, 1935 in Clinton County, KY, and departed this life on Wednesday, June 26, 2013 in Greensburg, Green County, KY. She was 77 years, 6 months, and 18 days of age.

She had made a profession of faith in Christ and attended the Greensburg Church of the Nazarene. She was a homemaker and Store Clerk.

She is survived by her husband of 59 years, Mr. Leon Lewis, Sr. having united in marriage on June 16, 1954.

Other survivors include:
  • Two sons and daughters-in-law: Leon Jr. and Ann Lewis of Columbia, KY; and Steve and Tracy Lewis of Summersville, KY

  • A daughter and son-in-law: Sonya and Johnny Orberson of Campbellsville, KY
  • Five grandchildren: Chris Lewis and LeAnna Lewis both of Columbia, KY; Ann-Michael Tucker and her husband Jordan of Greensburg, KY; Becca Orberson, and John Lewis Orberson, both of Campbellsville, KY
  • A sister and brother-in-law: Janice Purcell-Basu and Joy Basu of Louisville, KY
  • A brother and sister-in-law: Billy and Linda Riddle of Somerset, KY
  • And a host of other relatives and friends
Memorials are suggested to the Gideon Bible Fund, which can be made at the funeral home.
Send a condolence to the family of Betty D. Lewis

The Cowherd and Parrott Funeral Home, 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY in charge of arrangements.

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Betty D Lewis, Summersville, KY (1935-2013)

2013-06-27 - 206 S Main Street, Greensburg, KY - Photo from Cowherd & Parrott Funeral Home.

Betty D Lewis, Summersville, KY (1935-2013)

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