Claude C. Lewis
Claude C. Lewis 80, of Longwood, Fla., and formerly of
Mt. Vernon died 6:08 a.m. Dec. 22, 2004, at Florida
Hospital in Altamonte Springs, Fla.
He served as high school principal in West Salem and as
superintendent at Auburn, Grayville and Sesser-Valier schools.
Mr. Lewis was born Jan. 27, 1924, in Sesser to Archie and
Dena Elizabeth (Clayton) Lewis. He married Phyllis G. (McBride)
Lewis March 9, 1946, in Benton; she died July 11, 2004.
Private services were held. However, a public memorial
service will be held at a later date. Entombment took place at
Mt. Vernon Memorial Gardens. There was no public visitation.
Mr. Lewis is survived by a daughter, Shelia Millar and husband
Jerry of Longwood, Fla.; grandchildren Sabra Condra and husband
Jim of Cleveland, Tenn., and Joel Miller and fiancee Natalia Sorgente
of Washington, D.C.; a sister, Clara Mae Maddox of Ventura, Calif.;
and several nieces and nephews. He is also survived by special family
friends Roy and Shirley Brown of Mt. Vernon.
He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife.
Mr. Lewis was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving during World War II.
He was a member of the Rotary Club, Lions Club, American Legion and
the National Education Association.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home,
where you may call 242-3348 for obituary information
at any time.
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman