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Selma Gardner Lewis

August 17, 1937 ~ May 14, 2019 (age 81)


Mrs.  Selma Gardner Lewis,  81,  passed away Tuesday, May 14,  2019 at Hospice Haven in Rockingham.    She was born August 17,  1937 in Guilford County,  daughter of the late S. C and Gertrude Crutchfield Gardner.

Mrs. Gardner was a member of Roberdel Baptist Church, where she was very active on the Hospitality Committee, Bereavement Committee, Laymen Sunday School Class, Women’s Missionary Union (WMU), and sang in the choir.  She was retired from Richmond Memorial Hospital, where she was a billing clerk.  Mrs. Lewis was a precious mother, grandmother, sister, and she loved her family.

Services will be conducted 1:00 pm Saturday,  May 18th at Roberdel Baptist Church with Rev. Billy Dennis officiating and interment following at Richmond Memorial Park.  The family will have visitation to see friends from 11: 00 TO 1:00 pm prior to the service at the church.

Mrs. Lewis is survived by her daughter, Sharon Lewis Frye and husband Franklin of Rockingham; two sons, Jay Lewis and wife Stacy of Gastonia and Ray Lewis and wife Tammy of Havelock; two grandchildren, Kandace Frye of Rockingham and Kristin Lewis of Cullowhee; two sisters, Sarah Jane Arnette and Peggy Lampley, both of Rockingham.   Mrs. Lewis was preceded in death by her husband of sixty years, Charles Lewis; and  brothers, S.C. Gardner, Jr., Walt Gardner, Melvin Gardner, and James Gardner.

Memorials may be made to Roberdel Baptist Church,  1118 Richmond Rd., Rockingham, NC 28379 or Richmond County Hospice, 1119 US Hwy 1 N., Rockingham,  NC 28379.

 Watson – King Funeral Home in Rockingham is assisting the Lewis family.

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