Ressie Darlene Kyle Lewis, 78, a lifelong resident of Beverly, passed away from this life Friday morning, Nov. 2, 2012, at the Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center.
Ressie was born June 22, 1934, at Dailey, a daughter of the late Lester Kyle and Mary Ola Ware Kyle.
On May 19, 1951, she was married to Jay Hugh Lewis, who survives at Elkins Rehabilitation and Care Center.
Ressie is survived by nine children, Rev. Donald G. Lewis and wife, Rita, of Kentucky, Mary Leannette Cooke and husband, Jim, of Elkins, Robert Jay Lewis and wife, Becky, of Beverly, Brenda Lea Tackett and husband, Rick, of Mill Creek, Mark Allan Lewis and wife, Tamara, of Elkins, Patricia Arlene Loftin and husband, Jeff, of Elkins and Sarah Nicole Harden and husband, Greg, of Huttonsville; four siblings, Lester Kyle, Jr, James Kyle, Maureen Vandevender and Libby Licwov; 24 grandchildren, 33 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Preceding Ressie in death was one son, Gregory Hugh Lewis; and five siblings, Retha Welch, Lorraine Pritt, Phyllis Kyle, Alice Kyle and Timothy Kyle.
Ressie was a homemaker, and she enjoyed canning, camping, gardening, crocheting and quilting, and loved spending time with her family. She was a member of the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.
Visitation will be held at The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services on Friday, Nov. 9, 2012, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the funeral home. The Rev. Donald G. Lewis and Rev. Marshall Williams will officiate and interment will follow at the Mt. Vernon Cemetery at Beverly.
The Randolph Funeral Home and Cremation Services has been entrusted with the arrangements for Ressie Darlene Kyle Lewis.
Send online condolences to the family at www.therandolphfuneralhome.com.