Joyce Lewis


Joyce Evelyn Langston Lewis, 92, of Kountze, died Friday, October 15, 2021.  She was born on February 12, 1929, in Olive, to Winnie Mae Legg Langston and Ira Charles Langston.

Mrs. Lewis was the oldest charter member of First Baptist Church of Kountze.  She was a seamstress, treasurer of SCAT and volunteered at Kountze Nursing Home and the Kountze Elementary School.  Mrs. Lewis will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and grandma.

Survivors include her daughters, Susan McBride of Beaumont and Beverly McKee of Kountze; sons, Wesley Lewis and his wife, Pam, of Kountze and Cary Lewis and his wife, Evadean, of Hampton, Kentucky; grandchildren, Jed and his wife, Michelle, Bambi and her husband, Mark, Beth and her husband, Jonas, Philip, Weston and his wife, Megan, John and his wife, Courtney, and Kristen and her husband, Chance; fourteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband of forty-nine years, Worty Lewis; sisters, Ruby Scroggins, Ina Rae Langston, and Edwina Oliver; and nephew, Charles Moore.

A gathering of Mrs. Lewis’ family and friends began at 1:00 p.m., with her funeral service at 2:00 p.m., Monday, October 18, 2021, at First Baptist Church, 100 West Monroe, Kountze.  Her interment followed at Old Hardin Cemetery, Kountze.

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