Bessie B. Lewis, 79, of Minden died Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at her home.
She was born March 17, 1935, in Self Creek, Ark., to the late Lee Burl and Bulah Pauline (Carter) Pasley. She was a member of North Acres Baptist Church and VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She enjoyed quilting, fishing and was an avid baker.
Bessie is preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Theodore "Ted" Lewis; son, Edward Allen Lewis; sister, Mary Lee Provaznik; brother, J.L. Pasley; and great-granddaughters, Courtney and Alisha Clark.
She is survived by her daughter, Teresa Williams and husband, Ray of Taylor, Ark.; son, Lonnie Wayne Lewis of New Boston, Texas; sister, Donna Wehrley and husband, Paul of Hot Springs, Ark.; brothers, Rodger Pasley and wife, Jean of Warren, Ind. and Charles Pasley of Spencerville, Ohio; grandson, Ray Clark of Taylor, Ark.; and great-granddaughter, Lacie Clark of Taylor, Ark.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, August 1 at the Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. Chapel with Bro. Roy Strother officiating. Burial will follow at Minden Cemetery in Minden under the direction of Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., of Springhill. Visitation will be from 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be grandson Ray Clark, Bobby Hines, Paul LaPort and Leslie Williams. Honorary pallbearers will be Chuck Haynes and Karl Washington.
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