05/18/04 — MACK LEWIS

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Mathie Coolidge "Mack" Lewis, 79, of 205 Dock Street, died Monday at his home.

A native of Nash County, he was the son of the late Joseph Henry Lewis and Della Boykin Lewis. He worked as a salesman with Tom's Snacks and was a member of Heritage Free Will Baptist Church. He was a veteran of United States Army, serving in the First Infantry Division during World War II in the invasion on Normandy, and was a member of the American Legion #184 in Fremont and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.

Mr. Lewis had a love for music and had performed at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville with Roy Acuff.

He is survived by his wife, Elizabeth Benson Lewis; two sons, Mathie Douglas Lewis of Lowell, Mass., and Lucky Lewis of Fremont; one daughter, Esther L. Coker of Fremont; and two grandchildren, Alton Coker Jr. and Rebecca Coker of Kenly.

A Service of Remembrance will be held Wednesday at 3 p.m. at Heritage Free Will Baptist Church with the Rev. A.C. Morgan officiating. The family will greet friends afterward.

Arrangements are with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service.


Published in Obituaries on May 18, 2004 1:42 PM