Violet B. Lewis


Violet B. Lewis, of Portland, Ohio, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2019. She was the daughter of the late Herbert and Bertha Silvers Black.
Born November 5, 1924 in North Fork, North Carolina. She enjoyed going to flea markets and making jewelry.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Newman Lewis; son, Joseph Franklin; and daughter, Mary Lewis.
She was survived by her sons, Teddy and Freddy Lewis, who where her caretakers for many years; sons, James Franklin (Vernice), Wayne Franklin (Brenda), Ronnie Lewis (Sherry) and Mike Weeks. Violet also leaves behind numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Friends may gather with the family Sunday, March 3, 2019 from 12-2pm at Blue Ridge Funeral Home.
Funeral services will be held at 2pm with burial to follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive, Beckley, WV 25802.
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