June Carole Ellington Lewis, 68

Published 3:36 pm Tuesday, October 9, 2012

OCTOBER 9 – Our daughter in Christ, June Carole Ellington Lewis, 68, passed away Monday, October 8, 2012 at her home in Farmville. She was born in Farmville on December 24, 1943, the daughter of the late Joseph and June Ellington.

Mrs. Lewis was a devoted member of Heritage Baptist Church. Volunteering and helping others was a very important part of her life. She loved children and enjoyed spending time with her great nieces and nephews.

She is survived by her husband of 31 years, Thomas Gene Lewis; mother-in-law, Lena Mae Lewis; cousins, Phyllis Burns and husband, Andy, Ivie Lee Johnson, Todd Johnson and wife, Angela, and Debbie Danford and husband, Doug; brother-in-law, James Lewis and wife, Peggy; sister-in-law, Betty Ramsey and husband, Danny; sister-in-law, Edith Reeve; nieces, Teresa Childers, Susan Cottrell, Stephanie Friis, and Stella Taylor; nephew, Douglas Taylor Jr.; great nieces, Kaitlynn Childers, Kaleigh Childers and Madilynn Biggers; and great nephews, Brandon Cottrell, Caleb Cottrell and Kevin Ashworth Jr.

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Visitation with family and friends will be at Puckett Funeral Home from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, October 10.

A celebration of life will be held at Heritage Baptist Church on Thursday, October 11 at 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Heritage Baptist Church Youth Fund, 700 Milnwood Road, Farmville, VA 23901.

Puckett Funeral Home, Farmville, is in charge of arrangements. www.puckettfh.com