Monday, April 25, 2016

Obituary -- Rosella Mae Lewis 1915-2016

Rosella Mae Lewis, 100, of Ravenwood, MO, passed away peacefully at the Golden Living Center, Maryville, MO.

Rosella was born on June 14, 1915, in Isadora, MO. Her parents were Willie Clay and Caroline (Ray) Walker. They preceded her in death. She was also preceded by 13 siblings, and 4 of her children, Billy Fred Lewis, Carolyn Louise Lewis, in infancy, Phyllis Faye Price, and Garland Ronald Lewis.

She was a lifelong resident of the area, and had once run the scales at the rock quarry near Ravenwood. She was a member of the Ravenwood Christian Church.

On August 29, 1934, she was united in marriage to Perry Lewis. He passed away in 1988.

Her survivors include her children, Oral Dean Lewis, Ravenwood, Lavona Coline Stoll, Maryville, Donald Perry (Eloise) Lewis, Parnell, MO, and Eldon Jay (Nancy) Lewis, Maryville, MO; as well as 171 direct decendants.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at the Ravenwood Christian Church. The ministers will be Mr. Vic Coston, and Pastor Justin Briney. The burial will follow in the Oak Lawn Cemetery, Ravenwood, MO.

Friends may call after 1:00 PM Thursday at the Bram-Danfelt Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6-8:00 PM, Friday, April 22, 2016, at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to SSM Hospice, Maryville, MO

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