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Evelyn Lois Lewis, 78
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McMinnville resident and Warren County native Evelyn Lois Lewis, 78, was born Aug. 19, 1941 and died Sept. 14 at her residence following a brief illness.

A retired employee of Oster and member of Rolling Acres Brethren In Christ Church, she was the daughter of the late William Jewell and Ella Gladys Bridges Kennamer. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two sisters, Dorthy Nell Schrimsher and Rachel Higdon.

Mrs. Lewis was married Nov. 22, 1958 to Will Lewis of McMinnville. In addition to her husband, she is survived by four children, Rhonda (Tim) Burnett and Connie (Jack) Smith, both of McMinnville, Shane (Gigi) Lewis of the Piney community and Abe (Amanda) Lewis of McMinnville, four grandchildren, Nathan (Tess) Greer, Ryan (Kayla) Greer, Wes (Joni) Johnson and Jaxxon Lewis, six great-grandchildren, Logan (Jayme) Greer, Hailie Greer, Brinlie Greer, Camden Greer, Noah Greer and Sara Greer, she was expecting her first great-great-grandchild, Reagan Greer, by the end of September, step-granddaughter Haylie Brooke Washer and several other step-grandchildren, siblings Dainease Lemley of Alabama, Shirley Cunningham of Cowan and Harvey Kennamer of McMinnville, several nieces, nephews and many other family members and friends.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 18, at High’s Chapel with Jeff McKinnion officiating. Burial will follow at Gardens of Memory. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of service Wednesday at High’s. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Sept. 18, 2019