Blanche (Wilson) Lewis
Blanche Lewis, age 68, of 187 West Main Street, Shelby, died early Tuesday morning in Shelby Memorial Hospital after a long illness. She was born January 17, 1922 in Wayne, West Virginia, the daughter of Frank and Julia (Robertson) Wilson.
Mrs. Lewis had been a nurse at Rowley Clinic and Hospital in Hunington, West Virginia and a member of Rock of Ages Baptist Church in Hunington.
Mrs. Lewis is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Karen Sue and William Petry of Shelby; 3 grandchildren: Tanya Moyer, Kimberly Sweet, and Tim Petry; 3 great-grandchildren; sisters: Grace Endicott of Ft. Mitchell, Kentucky; Mae Damron of Wayne, West Virginia; and Macie Frye of Hunington, West Virginia; 3 half-sisters, and 1 half-brother.
She was preceded in death by 3 brothers and 2 sisters.
Calling hours will be today from 3-5 and 7-9 P.M. at the Turner Funeral Home in Shelby on Thursday, where funeral services will be conducted at 10:30 A.M. Friday by the Rev. Dr. Edward N. Beck, Pastor of the Taylortown Community Church, officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Shelby.