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Leona Lewis, age 98, passed away on Monday, May 18, 2020. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Saturday, May 23, 2020 at the Hammons Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Anton Cemetery. Arrangements under the direction of Hammons Funeral Home.

Leona was born on March 28, 1922 to Noah Seguard and Ruby Stella (Johnson) Copeland in Meadow, TX. She married Ralph Lewis on March 16, 1950 in Lubbock. They lived near Hollis, OK, then moved to the Anton area in 1954. Leona enjoyed gardening. She was a member of the Church of Christ of Anton.

She was preceded in death by her husband Ralph; one brother, and seven sister.

She is survived by her son, Darryl Gene, and his wife, Jeanette of Huber Heights, Ohio; and one sister, Glaytus Wyly of Hereford, TX; six grandchildren: Gina Diaz, Timothy Lewis, Shelby Turner-Sanchez, Stacy Davis, Rebecca Davis, Nicky Storer; 17 great-grandchildren; and three great-great grandchildren.

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