OBITUARY

Helen Lewis

December 15, 1923February 22, 2019
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Helen Lewis of Wichita Falls, died on February 22, 2019, at the age of 95. She was born on December 15, 1923, in Bay St. Louis, Mississippi. Helen married Billy Lewis on November 29, 1945, in New Orleans, and dedicated her life to her husband and children as a devoted homemaker. She was not only mother to nine children of her own, but was known as "second mother" to many, was referred to as "Mother to a T," and was truly a mother to the entire neighborhood. She could make a pie, and made a pie for her husband every day of their married life. Among those left to cherish her memory are children: Carol Works and husband Richard of Wichita Falls; Marsha McDonald of Springtown; Patricia Schmidt and husband Bobby; Philip Lewis and wife Patti; Cheryl Sherrill and Val; David Lewis; Glenda Tiano and husband Skip, and Jamie Lewis, all of Wichita Falls, and special son Brad Scates and wife Lenora. She is also survived by thirty-two grandchildren, fifty-two great grandchildren, and one great-great grandson. Those preceding her in death are her parents Henry and Nemah Green Waters; husband Billy Lewis; son Steve Lewis, Jr.; grandson Anthony Tiano; brother Harry Waters; sisters Doris Waters, Shirley Sumrall and her husband Dick; and son-in-law Paul McDonald. Visitation is scheduled on Monday, February 25th from 6-8PM at Hampton Vaughan Crestview Funeral Home, and graveside services will be held on Tuesday, February 26th, at 2:00 PM at Hampton Vaughan Crestview Memorial Park.

  • PALLBEARERS

  • Scott Lewis, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Matthew Sherrill, Honorary Pallbearer
  • William Sherrill, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Jeff Tiano, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Gary Schmidt, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Randy Schmidt, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Mark Sumrall, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Rick Sumrall, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Bill Westendorf, Honorary Pallbearer

Services

  • Visitation Monday, February 25, 2019
  • Graveside Service Tuesday, February 26, 2019
REMEMBERING

Helen Lewis

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Connie Berry

February 26, 2019

When I think of this beautiful woman, I remember her as a loving mother. The more children that were around, the happier she was. I loved this lady. May she rest in peace.

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