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Herbert Lewis Herbert Lewis
(October 24, 1924 - March 23, 2010)


October 24, 1924 to March 23, 2010 Opelousas, Louisiana Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. Saturday, March 27, 2010, at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, in Opelousas, La., for Mr. Herbert Lewis, 85, who peacefully departed on Tuesday, March 23, 2010, at Opelousas General Health System, in Opelousas, La.

Interment will be in Bellevue Memorial Park, in Opelousas, Louisiana. Rev. J. F. Shaw will officiate at the services.

Mourning his departure, while cherishing his dear memories, are his children; four sons, Herbert Lewis, Jr. (Dorothy) of Opelousas, La., Ernest Charles Lewis (Lucy) of Opelousas, La., Oliver Ray Lewis (Vera) of New Iberia, La. and John Edward Lewis of Marlborough, Massachusetts; five daughters, Doris Harris of Opelousas, La., Dian Lewis Roberson of Opelousas, La., Shirley Russell of Alabaster, Alabama, Patsy Lewis of Opelousas, La. and Debra Lewis-Thibodeaux of Calera, Alabama; one brother, Roy Lewis, Sr. of Opelousas, La.; seventeen grandchildren; twelve great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and special friends.

Mr. Lewis was preceded in death by his wife, Lela Ware-Lewis; parents, Eugene & Amelia Lewis; one son, James Lewis; one sister, Helen “Tusie” Daniels and two brothers, Fredrick and Rufus Lewis.

Visiting hours will be observed from 7:00 A.M. to 11:00 A.M. Saturday, March 27, 2010, at Mt. Pilgrim Baptist Church, in Opelousas, La.

Williams Funeral Home of Opelousas, 337-942-2037, is in charge of the arrangements.

Sympathetic expressions can be shared with the family at www.williamsfuneralhomes.net