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1923 J. 2014

J. Lewis, Sr.

January 30, 1923 — March 4, 2014

Born in Cadiz, KY on January 30, 1923 Departed on March 4, 2014 and resided in Gallatin, TN Visitation: Crestview Funeral Home Room: Stateroom AThursday January 1, 1970Visitation: First Baptist Church in GallatinThursday January 1, 1970Life Celebration: First Baptist Church in GallatinThursday January 1, 1970

LEWIS, Sr., J. C. Age 91 of Gallatin passed away March 2, 2014.
Mr. Lewis was born in Cadiz, KY to the late Courtney Trice Boswell & Junius Lewis. He attended college at the University of Kentucky where he received his bachelor's degree, after that he attended and graduated with a master's degree from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. While attending school in Louisiana he fell in love with and married Anna Bradbury. He was a fun loving generous man who loved a good joke. J.C. always had a way of keeping the peace for everyone. He loved people and exemplified the life of a constant missionary. He was a teacher of the true meaning of life, which is love God and love others. J.C. had a contagious joyful spirit, who was a member of First Baptist in Gallatin, Oakstreet Baptist in Portland, and attended Long Hollow Baptist for the last few years. J.C. was a great, godly man who will be forever missed.
Survived by loving wife of 62 years, Anna Bradbury Lewis; adoring children, J. Courtney Lewis, Jr. (Dianne), Tim Lewis (Melissa), Daniel Thomas Lewis, Ramay Lewis (Connie) & June Ann Cortes (Luis), Peter Jew; grandchildren, J. Courtney, III (Austin), Chris Lewis (Jessie), Jonathon Lewis, Geoffrey Lewis, Christopher Hollis, Timmy Lewis, Julianna Lewis, Kyra Altes (Kyle), Simon Lewis, Daniel Cortes, Sean Cortes, Desiree Cortes, Angela Cortes; great-grandchildren, Skye Lewis, Leah Lewis, Talynn Ryman.
A Life Celebration will be held 2pm Saturday at First Baptist Church in Gallatin. Family will serve as Pallbearers. Entombment will follow at Crestview Memory Gardens. Visitation will be 4-8pm Friday at funeral home and 12-2pm Friday at church. CRESTVIEW FUNERAL HOME 1623 HWY 109 N, Gallatin, TN, 615-452-1943 crestviewfh.com

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