George Lyndell Lewis Sr.

Published 11:32 am Thursday, December 23, 2010

George Lyndell Lewis Sr. died Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010, at his home in Vicksburg. He was 33.

Mr. Lewis was a former resident of Tallulah. He was a member of First Colored M.B. Church of Tallulah.

He was preceded in death by his father, George L. Brown; and his grandparents, Ruthie Burkes, Habanna Coleman, Ulace Demby and Roosevelt Brown.

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Survivors include his wife, Katina Roger-Lewis of Monroe, La.; two sons, George Lewis Jr. and Jordan Rahman Lewis, both of Monroe; his mother, Ruthie M. Lewis of Tallulah; five brothers, Alphonso Lewis of Isla Margarita, Venezuela, Cedric Kline of Monroe, Andre Lewis of Ocala, Fla., Tyrell Lewis of Tallulah and Carl Straughter of Las Vegas; two sisters, Anessa Brooks of Las Vegas and Tia Jackson of Ruston; his grandfather, James Burkes of Tallulah; nieces, nephews, Rosetta Anderson-Reed of Vicksburg and the Anderson, Reed and Williams families.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at First Colored M.B. Church with the Rev. Gerald J. Williams officiating. Burial will follow at New Oakwood Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5 until 6 p.m. Monday at the church.