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 Frances Isabel <I>Phillips</I> Lewis

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Frances Isabel Phillips Lewis

  • Birth 16 May 1922 Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
  • Death 17 Oct 2008 Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
  • Burial Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA
  • Plot • Garden of Faith / Section 2
  • Memorial ID 30682847


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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  • Maintained by: KATHY
  • Originally Created by: David Clay
  • Added: 19 Oct 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 30682847
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Frances Isabel Phillips Lewis (16 May 1922–17 Oct 2008), Find A Grave Memorial no. 30682847, citing Guilford Memorial Park, Greensboro, Guilford County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by KATHY (contributor 47029945) .