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Lewis, Jean

d. October 20, 2013

Jean Lewis, age 72, of Athens passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at St. John’s Hospital.

She is survived by her husband James Lewis, two daughters Kathy (John) Richardson and Kim (Tim) Richardson; three sons James (Robin) Lewis, Richard (Rita) Lewis, and Robert (Dawn) Lewis; thirteen grandchildren John, Jennifer, Ricky, Chrissy, Ashley, Allison, Jessica, Stephanie, Kaitlin, Jordyn, Morgan, Marissa, and Justin; and seven great-grandchildren; three sisters Jay Marinelli, Kay Anders, Sherry Berry, and one brother Harvey Anders, along with several nieces, nephews and cousins.

She is preceded in death by her parents, and two brothers Jimmy and Kenny, and two sisters Deborah and Janice.

Jean was born December 29, 1940 in Springfield, Illinois, the daughter of James and Doris (DeSanto) Anders.

She married James Lewis on June 27, 1959 in Springfield, IL.

Jean loved spending time with her grandchildren and family and was an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, October 24, 2013 from 10 AM until 12 NOON at Mott & Henning Funeral Home in Athens, IL.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 12 NOON at Mott & Henning Funeral Home.

Fr. James Palakudy will be officiating.

Burial will be at Joel Hall Cemetery in Athens, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to St. John’s Hospice.

Condolences

  1. Mom…it’s hard to believe you’re gone. Life will never be the same without you. You were always there for me: to listen, to encourage, to support…You were an amazing mother and you were my best friend. I will miss you so much. RIP…I love you!

  2. I am so sorry. She will be sorely missed. I am praying for all of you. I love you all.

  3. Jim, Kathy, Kim and family – My thoughts and prayers reach out to you as you work through the loss of your precious Jean. Jim, you and Jean created a beautiful family and taught them how to love. That is such a treasure to own. Know that many of us are here to help you through this time. We will all miss Jean. Love you, Nancy

  4. THANK YOU MOM FOR ALMOST 52 YEARS OF ADVICE,LOVE, AND GUIDEANCE. WILL BE MISSED BY ALL.WE KNOW THAT YOU ARE IN A BETTER PLACE NOW,WITH NO PAIN. WE LOVE YOU MOM.

  5. WE WAS VERY SAD TO HEAR ABOUT JEAN. SHE WAS A GEART PERSON TRULY A GIFT FROM GOD. WE KNOW IN OUR HEART THOUGH THAT SHE IS NOW IN A BETTER PLACE AT THE SIDE OF GOD.HOPE THE FAMILY CAN FIND PEACE IN THIS TRYING TIME.WE KNOW SHE HAS RETURNED HOME AND IS HAPPY, GOD BLESS YOU ALL.

  6. I am so sorry to learn of Jean’s passing. I was not aware, as I was away at the time, and didn’t know until I received your Christmas card. Jean was a jewel. I will never forget how she took care of my baby, while I was at the hospital with my mother during her cancer surgery. There is truly one more angelin heaven with Jean there. Blessings and love to all of you.


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