Virgie Lou Looney Lewis, 96, of Quebeck died Monday morning May 5, at Life Care Center of Sparta.
Mrs. Lewis was born March 1, 1918 in Sparta to the late Charlie D. and Lela Bell Steele Looney. She was a homemaker and garment factory worker at various places and retired from the Levi’s factory in Campaign. She loved to cook, sew and quilt and was a member of Quebeck Baptist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Walter Gaines Lewis; son Robert Arden Cole; brothers Reed Looney, Ernest Looney, Monroe Looney; sisters Pearl Turner, Betty Stacy, Mae Robinson and Ann Turner.
Survivors include her sons Ricky (Eva) Lewis and Dearl L. Cole; daughter, Edna (Floyd) Jones; grandchildren, Michael (Jennifer) Lewis, Brad Lewis, Tina (Brent) Foster, Scott Cole, Chuck (Joan) Cole, David Cole, Kenny (Tammy) Cole, Michael (Kim) Jones, Floyd "Jr." Jones and Debbie Hall; sister: Ruby Turner; brother-in-law: Porter Turner; and 18 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday in the Chapel of Hunter Funeral Home with burial in Oak Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Hunter Funeral Home. David Bratcher will officiate.
Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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