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Sixth Generation (Continued)

Family of Lafayette LEWIS (47) & Luella SCOTT

95. Ezra Cova LEWIS. Born in 1900 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 81, Ezra Cova died in Henderson County, Tennessee in 1981. Buried in 1981 in Lexington Cemetery, Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee.

On 5 Mar 1922 when Ezra Cova was 22, he married Donna ?. Born in 1904.

They had the following children:
159 i. McCall (1923-)
ii. Iris.


96. Lizzie Ethel LEWIS. Born on 21 Jun 1902 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 62, Lizzie Ethel died in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee on 1 Feb 1965.

Lizzie Ethel married Joe Florance MANESS. Born on 16 Aug 1897 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 72, Joe Florance died in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee on 16 May 1970.

They had the following children:
i. Murray L.. Born on 18 Feb 1920 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 78, Murray L. died in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee on 25 Jun 1998.

ii. Dennis R.. Born on 8 Apr 1923 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 50, Dennis R. died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 14 Jan 1974.

iii. Jewell L.. Born in 1924 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 25, Jewell L. died in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1949.

iv. Joe H.. Born in 1928 in Henderson County, Tennessee.

v. Wilburn.


97. Orvie LEWIS. Born in 1904 in Henderson County, Tennessee.

In 1925 when Orvie was 21, he married Lizzie LEWIS. Born in 1906.

They had the following children:
160 i. E.L. (1930-2004)
161 ii. Mary Lou (1935-)
162 iii. Kathryn
iv. Jane. Resided in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee in Jul 2004.

v. Brenda. Resided in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee in Jul 2004.

vi. Doris. Resided in Jackson, Madison County, Tennessee in Jul 2004.

vii. Jack. Resided in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee in Jul 2004.

viii. Wayne. Resided in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee in Jul 2004.

163 ix. Jerry Neal

98. Mary Frances LEWIS. Born in 1907 in Henderson County, Tennessee.

Mary Frances married Vernon Dewey SCOTT. Born in Jan 1900.

They had one child:
i. Marie. Born in 1924.


99. Samuel Matthew LEWIS. Born on 21 Oct 1911 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 61, Samuel Matthew died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 9 Mar 1973. Alias/AKA: "Sammy".

Samuel Matthew married Letha Lee WOODS, daughter of Jessie B. WOOD (1886-1963) & Pearl DUKE (1886-1954). Born on 15 Nov 1911 in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 92, Letha Lee died in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee on 26 Dec 2003. Buried on 27 Dec 2003 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Obituary: Funeral services for Mrs. Letha Lee Lewis are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. today, Saturday, December 27, 2003 in the chapel of Pafford Funeral Home with Bro. John D. Small, Charles Thompson and Bro. Eric Martin officiating. Burial will follow in Jones cemetery in Wildersville. Mrs. Lewis died early Friday in Lexington. She was born November 15, 1911 in Wildersville to late Jessie B. and Pearl Duke Wood. She was a homemaker and member of Wildersville Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Sammie Lewis and a son, Bud Lewis. Survivors include two sons, Mickey (Kat) Lewis of Lexington and Larry Wayne (Dianne) Lewis of Yuma; two daughters, Jewel (Robert) Lemonds of Wildersville and Judy (Keith) Taylor of Murfreesboro; a daughter-in-law, Sarah Lewis of Lexington; ten grandchildren and several great grandchildren.

They had the following children:
164 i. Larry Wayne (1941-)
ii. Bud.

iii. Mickey. Resided in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee in Dec 2003. Alias/AKA: "Kat".

iv. Judy. Resided in Murfreesboro, Tennessee in Dec 2003.

Judy married Keith TAYLOR.

165 v. Jewell

100. Lothy LEWIS. Born on 15 Aug 1916. At the age of 55, Lothy died in Henderson County, Tennessee on 25 Dec 1971. Buried in Dec 1971 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Lothy married Claude Ellis ROBERTS, son of Leroy R. ROBERTS (1874-1956) & Amanda Belina AZBILL (1877-1961). Born on 30 May 1912 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 75, Claude Ellis died on 25 Oct 1987. Buried in Oct 1987 in Hare Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Occupation: Farmer.

They had the following children:
166 i. June (1936-1984)
ii. Marilyn.

Marilyn first married ? HARDWICK.

Marilyn second married Don WINSLOW, son of Ray WINSLOW (1914-1999) & Rubye ?.


101. Lucille LEWIS. Born in 1918. At the age of 85, Lucille died in Dec 2003. Buried on 1 Jan 2003 in Mt. Ararat Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

Obituary: Funeral services for Lucille Lewis Duke, 84, will be today, Wednesday, January 1, 2003 at 1:00 p.m. at Reed's Chapel with burial to follow in Mt. Ararat Cemetery. Survivors are her four daughters, Gale Blankenship of Parsons, Carol Parker of Olive Branch, MS., Dean D'Amico of Darden, Phyllis Todd of Lexington; two sons, Harry Duke of Darden and Jody Duke of Murfreesboro; one sister, Ruby Scates of Franklin, TN; twelve grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Ann Reeves.


Lucille married James Ohlen DUKE, son of James Carless DUKE (1892-1969) & Maude WILKINS (1894-1992). Born on 28 Feb 1920 in Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 80, James Ohlen died in 2001. Buried in 2001 in Mt. Ararat Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee. Occupation: Farmer.

Obituary: Services for James Ohlen Duke, 81, will be at 2 p.m. today at Pafford Funeral Home in Lexington. Burial will be in the Duke Cemetery in Darden. Mr. Duke, a farmer, died Thursday at Decatur County General Hospital in Parsons of heart failure. He is survived by four daughters, Gail Blankenship of Parson, Dean D'Amico of Darden, Carol Parker of Olive Branch, Miss., and Phyllis Todd of Lexington; two sons, Harry Duke of Darden and Jody Duke of Murfreesboro; three sisters, Ruby Davis of Darden, Lorene Maxwll of Dyer and Alma McDaniel of Lexington; and four brothers, Edd Duke of Memphis, J.C. Duke of Darden, Lois Duke of Jackson and Van Duke of Lexington. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Ann Reeves.

They had the following children:
i. Gail. Resided in Parsons, Decatur County, Tennessee in Dec 2002.

Gail married ? BLANKENSHIP.

ii. Dean. Resided in Darden, Henderson County, Tennessee in Dec 2002.

Dean married ? D'AMICO.

iii. Carol. Resided in Olive Branch, Mississippi in Dec 2002.

Carol married ? PARKER.

iv. Phyllis. Resided in Lexington, Henderson County, Tennessee in Dec 2002.

Phyllis married ? TODD.

v. Harry. Resided in Darden, Henderson County, Tennessee in Dec 2002.

vi. Jody. Resided in Murfreesboro, Tennessee in Dec 2002.

vii. Ann.

Ann married ? REEVES.


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