Edward Lewis


STAR CITY — Mr. Edward Lewis, 87 of Star City passed away Tuesday, January 28, 2014 at his home. Born January 28, 1927 in Star City, he was the son of the late Charlie and Carrie Williams Lewis.

He was a member of Person Chapel Baptist Church at Meroney serving as a Deacon, and a retired farmer. Survivors include three sons, Leveran Lewis of Star City, Russell Lewis, Eddie Lewis both of Little Rock; two daughters, Ruthie Works, Bobbie Phillips both of Little Rock; four brothers, Curtis Lewis of Gilbert, Ariz., Roland Lewis of Dallas, Texas, Richard Lewis, Melvin Lewis both of Los Angeles, Calif.; one sister, Erma Jean Allen of Tillar; twelve grandchildren, and twenty-five great-grandchildren.

Funeral services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Saturday, February 8, 2014 at Person Chapel MBC at Meroney with Rev. Jessie Jackson, Jr. officiating. Burial will be in Person Chapel Cemetery by Brown Funeral Home of Dumas.

Visitation will be Friday at the funeral home from 4-6 p.m. The body will lie in repose at the church on Saturday from 10:15 a.m. until time of services. Online register:www.brownfuneralhomeandmortuary.com