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2012-07-12 / Obituaries

Deloris Shepard Lewis

January 4, 1955 - July 6, 2012

Deloris Shepard Lewis was born on January 4, 1955 in Giddings, Texas to Delma & Wilbert Mae (Shepard) Lewis, Sr. She attended school in Giddings and went on to Blinn College to receive her nursing certification. Deloris was employed by Lee Memorial Hospital & Hennessey Nursing Center in Giddings for several years before she quit working so that she could take care of her parents. She cared deeply for her family and enjoyed cooking, gardening, traveling and reading her Bible.

Deloris passed away the afternoon of Friday, July 6, 2012 at the St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan.

She was preceded in death by her parents and numerous aunts, uncles and other family members.

Deloris is survived by her two brothers, Delma Lewis, Jr. of Giddings and Jessie & Peggy Lewis of Giddings; two sisters, Catherine Lewis of Giddings and Carolyn Lewis of Giddings, as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services were Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at Sweet Home Baptist Church near Giddings with Rev. R.E. Goins officiating. Burial followed in the Sweet Home Baptist Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the Sweet Home Baptist Church, the Lee County Relay for Life or the charity of one’s choice.

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