YVONNE LEWIS

Yvonne Lewis, 82, of Olton, died Thursday, March 1, 2018, in Lubbock. Services were held at 2 p.m. Monday, March 5, 2018, at the First Baptist Church in Olton with Brother David Azam officiating. Interment followed in Olton Cemetery, with Ramage Funeral Directors of Olton directing arrangements. Yvonne was born Dec. 17, 1935, in Paducah, to Tom and Opal (Roberts) Henderson. Losing her mom at a young age, Yvonne’s father married Alene Markum and together they raised Yvonne. On June 6, 1954, Yvonne married Elmer Lewis, in Sudan. She was involved in the First Baptist Church, sang in the church choir for over 40 years, volunteered in the church library, and taught Sunday School for over 20 years. She was a talented seamstress. She was preceded in death by her parents, Tom and Opal Henderson, and her step-mother, Alene Henderson. Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Elmer Lewis of Olton; two sons, Steve Lewis and his wife, Sally, of Canyon and Richard Lewis and his wife, Camille, of Lubbock; two daughters, Kim Griffin of Houston and Naomi Vinson of Waco; eight grandchildren: Dustin Lewis, Kody Lewis, Augusta Owens, Brian Griffin, Sara Steffin, Nina Hart, April Hawkins, and Hayle Poston; and 16 great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials be made to the Runningwater Draw Care Center, P.O. Box 409, Olton, TX 79064; the Olton Volunteer Ambulance Association, P.O. Box 1087, Olton, TX 79064; the First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 408, Olton, TX 79064; or a favorite charity.

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