05/09/04 — VIRGINIA H. LEWIS

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ASHEVILLE -- Mrs. Virginia Hancock Lewis, 91, died Saturday at Deerfield Episcopal Retirement Center in Asheville.

A native of Richmond, Va., she was the daughter of the late Donald and Grace Walton Hancock and the widow of James Spencer Lewis Jr. Mrs. Lewis was a member of St. Giles Chapel at Deerfield Retirement Center.

Graveside services will be held Wednesday at 1 p.m. at Willow Dale Cemetery in Goldsboro with the Rev. Raby Edwards officiating.

She is survived by her son, James Spencer Lewis III of Waynesville; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

The family request memorials be made to the American Cancer Society, 930-B Wellness Drive, Greenville, 27834, or to Deerfield Episcopal Retirement Center, 1617 Hendersonville Road, Asheville, 28803.

The family will receive friends following the service.

Arrangements by Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service.

Published in Obituaries on May 9, 2004 10:01 AM