Marie Turner Lewis

marie lewis

September 21, 1929 ~ May 28, 2024

Born in: Del Rio, TN
Resided in: Hendersonville, NC

Beloved Mom, Mother-in-law, Mamaw, Aunt and Sister, Marie Turner Lewis, 94, passed away Tuesday, May 28, 2024.

She was born in Del Rio, Tennessee on September 21, 1929 to the late Joseph Millard Turner and Bertie Lenore Smith Turner. Marie was preceded in death by siblings; Katie Beatrice Turner Black, Elmer Cecil Turner, James Leroy Turner, Dorothy Lois Turner Young, Troy Turner, Estell Junior Turner, Robert Franklin Turner and Jerry Richard Turner.

Marie married Edward Odell Lewis in 1948, and they were married for 62 years. During these years, they worked hard to build a life together and raise their children. They were involved in their church and loved helping others. Odell passed in 2010. Marie was known for taking care of everyone in her life. She loved her family and her church. She was famous for her cooking, and you could not visit her home without being offered a snack or a meal.

Marie is survived by her daughter, Ruby Lewis McClung (Will), son, Michael Odell Lewis (Sandy), sister, Betty Jean Turner Rice (Frank), grandchildren Angie (Ryan) and Kristi McClung, numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, three great-grand kitties and one great-grand dog.

A visitation will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, June 1, 2024 at Fletcher First Baptist Church followed by a Celebration of Life at 11:00am. Burial will follow at Shepherd Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Marie’s memory may be made to Fletcher First Baptist Church or Manna Food Bank (in honor of her love of feeding others).

Groce Funeral Home’s Lake Julian team is assisting the family.


Visitation: June 1, 2024 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Fletcher First Baptist Church
5 Cane Creek Road
Fletcher, NC 28732


Funeral Service: June 1, 2024 11:00 am

Fletcher First Baptist Church
5 Cane Creek Road
Fletcher, NC 28732



Shepherd Memorial Park
5045 Asheville Highway
Hendersonville, NC 28791

Funeral Home Assisting The Family:

Groce Funeral Home at Lake Julian
72 Long Shoals Road
Arden, NC 28704


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  1. Peace be with you at this time dear McClung family.♥️
    Much love and prayers from all of us

  2. Condolences to the family from Bo and Nancy Wierzbicki. May God send his comforting spirit during this difficult time.

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