Pearlie Lewis

Published 2:34 pm Friday, August 9, 2019

Pearlie Jean Lewis was born on April 9, 1945, and departed this life on Thursday, Aug. 8, 2019, at her residence in Angie. She joined Center Baptist Missionary Church at an early age under the leadership of Rev. Linwood Bolton Sr., where she served on the usher board for many years. Later she united with Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Tylertown, Miss., under the leadership of Rev. C.B. Bias, and served as the pastor assistant committee. She then united with Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. Sidney Burns Jr. and attended church faithfully until her health began failing her.

She leaves to cherish her memories: two daughters Maria Weary, Christine (David) Bickham of Angie; three sons, Chris (Robin) Green of Bogalusa, Antonie (Deonie) Green, Anthony Green, both of Ft. Campbell, Ky.; 18 grandchildren; one great-grandchild; six sisters, Doris (William Sr.) Dillon, Mae Von Dexter and Ola Mae Youngblood of Angie, Jerrie Youngblood of Bogalusa, Ruby Mae Pittman of Sandy Hook, Miss., and Betty Jean Peters of Pascagoula, Miss.; 10 brothers, Clyde, Evon, Lorenza “Randy,” Alcee, Ray and Charles Youngblood of Angie, Moresia Mark of Tylertown, Terris (Michelle) Crumedy of Angie, and Keith and Keyderly Crumedy, both of Tylertown.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Lewis Sr.; mother, Pearlie Mae Youngblood; father, Zolla “Doss” Mark; four sisters and four brothers.

Visitation will be held on Friday, Aug. 16, at the chapel of Crain & Sons Funeral Home in Bogalusa from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. with the family hour being from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m.

Funeral service will be on Saturday, Aug. 17, at 3 p.m. at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church in Angie, with Rev. Sidney Burns, pastor, officiating. Interment will be in Dillon Cemetery in Angie.