Carolyn A. Lewis, 70, of Akeley, Pa. died Sunday morning, November 3, 2013 at W.C.A. Hospital, Jamestown, N.Y. after a brief illness. She was born February 18, 1943 in Jamestown, N.Y.
Daughter of the late Willard and Mariam Stebbins Bailey. She has resided in Akeley, Pa. since 1965 and was a 1961 graduate of Jamestown High School. Carolyn was employed with Blair Corporation and Stricklands Heritage House as a hostess and waitress. She was a member of Akeley United Methodist Church where she was an active member, especially with the Operations Christmas Child, served as Superintendent and teacher of the church Sunday School Class, Bible Study Group. She enjoyed knitting and was a member of the Adult Girl Scouts, Strong WomanStrong Bones Program, Hill & Dale Garden Club.
Her family and her church was the center of her life.
Carolyn is survived by 3 Sons Master Sergeant Retired Jon Lewis and wife, Liz of Akeley, Pa., Marc Lewis and wife, Amy of Warren, Pa., Jeffrey Lewis and wife, Shelley of Akeley, Pa., Step Mother Betty Bailey of Union City, PA., Step Sister Bonnie Higley, Brothers Jerry, Daniel and James Bailey, Step Brother David Beardsley, 10 Grandchildren, 3 Great Grandchildren, several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Gary V. Lewis whom she married April 20, 1963 in Akeley, Pa. who died April 12, 2007, 1 Son Robert V. Lewis who died December 31, 2006, 2 Brothers Willard Bailey, Jr., Ronald Bailey, 1 Sister Marlene Bailey. Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304 East Street, Warren, Pa. on Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 P.M. A funeral service will be conducted Thursday, November 7, 2013 at 11:00 A.M. at Akeley United Methodist Church with Rev. David Heckman, Pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Pine Grove Cemetery, Russell, Pa. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Akeley and Russell United Methodist Churches. Email condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com