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Frances Isabel Phillips Lewis
Birth: May 16, 1922
Greensboro
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Oct. 17, 2008
Greensboro
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA

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PLEASANT GARDEN, NC - Mrs. Frances P. Lewis, 86, passed away at 12:28 am on Friday, October 17, 2008, at Wesley Long Hospital in Greensboro, North Carolina.

A graveside service was held at 2 pm on Monday, October 20, 2008 in Guilford Memorial Park.

Frances was born and raised in Greensboro, in the Proximity Mill Village section of the Cone Mills area. She was the third of four children of John L. Phillips and Nellie Cagle Phillips.

During her younger years she worked as a civilian driver for the Overseas Replacement Depot (ORD) during World War II.

After the War she met the love of her life, Irvin T. Lewis. They were married on July 19, 1947, and shared 61 beautiful years together until his passing on Thursday, August 28, 2008 at 6:24 pm, only seven weeks prior.

She was a member of the Dr. Siske Sunday School Class at Pleasant Garden United Methodist Church, where she was also a member.

In addition to her parents, Frances was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Irvin; her sister and brother-in-law, Allegra P. "Lig" Murphy (Roy); her brothers and their wives, Garland Phillips (Lundy); and John L. "Jake" Phillips (Mary).

Her immediate survivors are her daughter, Kathy; and son, Gary Lewis.

Also surviving are several beloved nieces and nephews, cousins and many friends.

She will be greatly missed.

If you wish, memorials may be sent to:
Veterans of Foreign Wars - Post 2087
In Memory of Frances P. Lewis
2605 South Elm-Eugene Street
Greensboro, North Carolina 27406

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 Parents:
  John L Phillips (1895 - 1945)
  Nellie Mae Cagle Phillips (1895 - 1953)
 
 Spouse:
  Irvin Taylor Lewis (1916 - 2008)
 
 Siblings:
  Allegra Mae Phillips Murphy (1916 - 1984)*
  Fred Garland Phillips (1919 - 1989)*
  Frances Isabel Phillips Lewis (1922 - 2008)
  John Lester Phillips (1924 - 2004)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Guilford Memorial Park
Greensboro
Guilford County
North Carolina, USA
 
Maintained by: KATHY
Originally Created by: David Clay
Record added: Oct 19, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 30682847
Frances Isabel <i>Phillips</i> Lewis
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- KATHY
 Added: Jul. 4, 2014
Remembering you and honoring you on this Flag Day 2014, Mama! I think of you daily, and I miss you and love you tremendously! Rest well Mama!
- KATHY
 Added: Jun. 14, 2014
Mama: On this 70th Anniversary of D-Day, I wanted to acknowledge you, just as I did with Daddy! I am so proud of you and proud to be your daughter! I love you so much Mama, and I miss you every day!
- KATHY
 Added: Jun. 6, 2014
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