Mr. Samuel Lewis passed away at 5:20 p.m., Thursday, May 14, 2015, at the Minden Medical Center.
After graduating from school in Crystal Springs, Mississippi, he attended Grambling College and after graduating he worked as supervisor at the Community Center for a number of years. He also worked for the Frazier Ranch.
He attended church at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church. He was a church school superintendent, church school teacher, a deacon and worked anywhere he could in the church. He was a member of New Zion United Methodist Church before he moved to Minden.
Samuel was preceded in death by his parents Bennie and Allea Lewis, two brothers and two sisters.
He is survived by two brothers, George Lewis (Fort Washington, Maryland), Ernest Lewis (Friars Point, Mississippi); three sisters, Nellie Dudley (Temple Hill, Maryland), Eula Anderson (Chicago, Illinois), Geraldine Benson (Crystal Springs, Mississippi); and a host of nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be at 2 p.m., Thursday, May 21 at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church in Sibley.