Jackie Lewis

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Jackie Lewis, 80, died Thursday May 5, 2016. Jackie was a beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, sister, and aunt. She was also an active member of her parish, St. Barnabas Catholic Church, and volunteered her time to members of her community, as well as abroad during religious pilgrimages to Israel and Jamaica. She was passionate about horses and loved arts and crafts. She was a native of Buncombe County, NC, and the daughter of the late Harry Romieux and Georgia Rector Romieux and was also preceded in death by her husband Jerry E. Lewis and grandson Aaron M. Lewis. Jackie is survived by her five children, Becky Lewis of Asheville, David Lewis of Kansas City, KS, Linda Lewis of Bartlesville, OK, Jeff Lewis of Bartlesville, OK, Kelly Lewis and wife Jane, of Lebanon, MO; sister Mickey Freeman of Monroe, VA. Also surviving are 10 grandchildren Josh Lewis, Tasha Markham, Jessica Young, Amanda Watson, Sarah Young, Daughtry King, Hillary Lewis, Alyssa Lewis, Spencer Lewis and Elizabeth Lewis; 5 great grandchildren, Kailee Young, Kamille McGee, Jason McGee Jr., Samantha Brayman, and Logan Brayman. Jackie had 8 nieces and nephews, Michael Freeman of Waipahu, HI, Lewis Bridges of Grantsboro, NC, Steve Freeman of Monroe, VA, Jan Freeman of Richmond, VA, Sharon Green of Asheville, Kris Freeman of Lynchburg, VA, Philip Freeman of Raleigh and Carolyn Rogers of Charlotte. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:30 am on Tuesday May 10, 2016 at St. Barnabas Catholic Church. Her family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Monday, May 9, 2016 at Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian. A rosary will be said at 6:00 PM. Memorials may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, St. Barnabas Roman Catholic Church, 9 Crescent Hill Dr., Arden, NC 28704.

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  1. Jeff, many prayers for you and your family during this time. Your mother’s picture is beautiful. May your memory of her be filled with much happiness of many great memories. May her soul rest in eternal peace. God Bless you!

  2. Jeff & Family

    You are all in thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. I knew Jackie for nearly 35 years, she always had such a graceful presence, kind word, warm smile and always made me feel so welcomed. Heaven certainly has gained a special angel and I hope that you all find comfort in the many fond memories you shared, her love that will live on through each of you and the many others she touched and in the promises of Christ! With heartfelt sympathy, our deepest condolences.

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