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Matthew Henry Lewis Jr.

November 21, 1951November 11, 2020
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Matthew Henry Lewis, Jr., 68, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. He was born on November 21, 1951 to the Matthew and Nellie Lewis in Memphis, TN.

Matt enjoyed gardening, playing piano, and listening to music. He also enjoyed sitting on his patio enjoying his garden. Matt was a member at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Collierville, TN. His passions early in life was music. For many years he enjoyed singing in the church choir, leading worship, and listening to hymns. Matt enjoyed spending time with this family most of all.

He was preceded in death by his father, Matthew H. Lewis, Sr. Matt is survived by his daughters, Michelle G’Fellers (Bobby), Amanda German; his mother, Nellie Jean Lewis; sister, Gwen Stapler. He also leaves behind 10 grandchildren, Taylor German, Lane German, Jimmy German, Cena Young, Korbin Young, David G’Fellers, Brittany Miles (Shea), Justin G’Fellers, Ericka Baker, Jakob Baker, and three great grandchildren, Harper G’Fellers, Damian G’Fellers, and Lucy German.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 1:00pm with visitation beginning at 12:00 pm at Collierville First Baptist. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Ridley, TN.

  • FAMILY

  • Matthew H. Lewis, Sr., Father (deceased)
  • Michelle G’Fellers (Bobby), Daughter
  • Amanda German, Daughter
  • Nellie Jean Lewis, Mother
  • Gwen Stapler, Sister
  • Taylor German, Grandchild
  • Lane German, Grandchild
  • Jimmy German, Grandchild
  • Cena Young, Grandchild
  • Korbin Young, Grandchild
  • David G’Fellers, Grandchild
  • Brittany Miles (Shea), Grandchild
  • Justin G’Fellers, Grandchild
  • Ericka Baker, Grandchild
  • Jakob Baker, Grandchild
  • Harper G’Fellers, Great Grandchild
  • Damian G’Fellers, Great Grandchild
  • Lucy German, Great Grandchild

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Shelia Walker

November 13, 2020

I had not seen Matt in years but Gwen talked about him all the time, she dearly loved her brother and I am so very sorry to hear of his death. You are all in my prayers.

Martha Gunter

November 12, 2020

Richard and I have so many memories playing cards, eating deer ribs raising the rabbits and long talks with your mom and dad. I loved your dads singing voice. I am so sorry. I know he will truly be missed. Our prayers are with your family.

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Biography

Matthew Henry Lewis, Jr., 68, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, November 11, 2020. He was born on November 21, 1951 to the Matthew and Nellie Lewis in Memphis, TN.

Matt enjoyed gardening, playing piano, and listening to music. He also enjoyed sitting on his patio enjoying his garden. Matt was a member at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Collierville, TN. His passions early in life was music. For many years he enjoyed singing in the church choir, leading worship, and listening to hymns. Matt enjoyed spending time with this family most of all.

He was preceded in death by his father, Matthew H. Lewis, Sr. Matt is survived by his daughters, Michelle G’Fellers (Bobby), Amanda German; his mother, Nellie Jean Lewis; sister, Gwen Stapler. He also leaves behind 10 grandchildren, Taylor German, Lane German, Jimmy German, Cena Young, Korbin Young, David G’Fellers, Brittany Miles (Shea), Justin G’Fellers, Ericka Baker, Jakob Baker, and three great grandchildren, Harper G’Fellers, Damian G’Fellers, and Lucy German.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday, November 14, 2020 at 1:00pm with visitation beginning at 12:00 pm at Collierville First Baptist. Burial will follow at Maplewood Cemetery in Ridley, TN.

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