May 2, 1927 – February 2, 2018
Amaryllis Kendrick Riddle Farr Lewis, 90, went peacefully into the arms of our Lord on Friday, February 2, 2018 in Wichita Falls, Texas. Funeral services will be held at 2 PM on Monday, February 5, 2018 at Faith Baptist Church of Iowa Park with Pastor Tim Franks officiating. Graveside services will follow at Eastview Memorial Cemetery in Vernon, Texas under the direction of Dutton Funeral Home in Iowa Park. Visitation will be held from 3-5 PM on Sunday, February 4, 2018. Amaryllis was born May 2, 1927 in Vernon, Texas to Odis and Sallie Pearl Riddle. She married Rural Lavender Farr in June of 1945 in Odell, Texas. He passed away in 1970 in Iowa Park, Texas. She married Vernon Lewis in 1975 and he passed away in 2008. Amaryllis was preceded in death by her parents, Odis and Sallie Riddle, her husbands Rural Lavender Farr and Vernon Lewis, a brother Delbert Riddle, sisters Helen Casey and Evaletha Bingham, and daughter-in-law, Kim Farr. Amaryllis is survived by brothers, Bill and Ann Riddle, Terry and Sharon Riddle; daughters, Mary Kathryn and Jim Cooper, Lou and LP Sanders; sons, Dan Farr, Jimmy and Jo Farr, Craig and Denise Lewis and Lonnie Lewis; grandchildren, Bowie and Dusty Farr; Ken Cooper and Kristen Cooper Schneider; Paul Sanders; John Ayres; and Sierra Ayres Parks; and a number of great grandchildren. Amaryllis was a member of Faith Baptist Church in Iowa Park since 1957. She was the organist for a number of years. She graduated from Midwestern University in 1957 and taught in elementary schools in Wichita Falls until her retirement in 1987. She was a member of Texas Retired Teachers Association. Amaryllis was known as Mammy by her grandchildren, great grandchildren, and many close relatives and friends. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Faith Baptist Church Building Fund in Iowa Park or to Hospice of Wichita Falls.
- Visitation Sunday, February 4, 2018
- Funeral Service Monday, February 5, 2018
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February 6, 2018
One of the sweetest and best ladies I've ever had the pleasure of knowing. I count my blessings just for being one of her friends. My love to each of her family members. I am so sorry for our loss. Amaryllis will never be forgotten.
Phyllis & Roy Roberts
February 4, 2018
Amaryllis was such a sweet lady. She was my first grade school teacher and played the organ at church. She and her family were all such dear friends. I am so sorry for your loss. May God give you all peace through this difficult time.
Bob & Clara Mills
February 3, 2018
Sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our prayers and thoughts.