Jesse Lewis Sr.

Published 3:02 pm Tuesday, January 7, 2020

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Mr. Jesse Lewis, Sr., 84, a resident of Angie, departed this life on Jan. 5, 2020. He was born on Jan. 17, 1935, in Sandy Hook, Miss., to Rayford Lewis and Gladys Burrell.

He is survived by his wife, Alice Morris Lewis; four sons, Otis (Zena) Lewis of New Orleans, Jeffery (Carol) Lewis of Sandy Hook, Jesse Lewis Jr., and LaLondie C. Franklin of Angie; one daughter, Maria (James) Portis of Crete, Ill.; and one sister, Evette Clayborne of Angie.

He was preceded in death by his father, Rayford Lewis; mother, Alice Morris Lewis; and one brother, Clarence Mark.

Family hour will be held Friday, Jan. 17, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Crain and Sons Funeral Home in Bogalusa.

The visitation will be held on Saturday, Jan. 18, at Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m., followed by the funeral service at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Sidney Bruns officiating. Interment will be in the Dillon Cemetery in Angie.

Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Bogalusa is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook online at