Lillian Lea Lewis Dewitt, 77, a resident of Beverly, departed this life Saturday morning, Oct. 6, 2012, at her home, surrounded by her family.
She was born Saturday, April 13, 1935, at Beverly, a daughter of the late George Arnold and Juanita Esta Mae Lewis.
On Nov. 16, 1957, she was married to Robert Sidney Dewitt, who survives. They had celebrated 54 years of marriage.
Also surviving are two sons, Kenneth Robert Dewitt and wife, Angie, Elkins; Larry Allen Dewitt, Beverly; three daughters, Vickie Louise Butcher and husband, Jack, Beverly; Mary Juanita Morris, Bowden; Lesia Darlene Gibson and husband, Lon, Elkins; four brothers, Glen E. Lewis and wife Agnes, Kentucky; Arnold Ray "Bud" Lewis and wife, Shirley, Florida, Paul E. Lewis and wife Sandy, Morgantown; Alfred "Samp" Lewis and wife, Brenda, Beverly; two sisters, Donna Stalnaker Brant and Linda Darlene McCollam and husband, Bill, all of Elkins; one sister-in-law Sue Lewis of Beverly, 11 grandchildren, Noah, Adam, Amy, Jason, Ryan, Seth, Autumn, Chelsea, Erin, Chloe and Jarad; seven great grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; and a very special caregiver, Janet Swecker of Dailey.
Preceding her in death are four brothers, Charles Junior, Luther Guy, Allen Dent, and Harry Eugene Lewis.
Lillian attended the one-room White School at Beverly and graduated from Beverly High School with the class of 1953. She had worked for the former G.C. Murphy Co., was a teacher's aide for Randolph County Schools for 33 years and was a homemaker.
The family will receive friends at Lohr & Barb Funeral Home of Elkins from 5 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday. Final rites will be conducted from the funeral home, Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012, at 11:30 a.m.
The Rev. Jack Howell will officiate and interment will follow at the Mountain State Memorial Gardens at Gilman.
Lohr & Barb Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Lillian Lea Lewis Dewitt. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.lohrbarbfuneralhome.com.