Joan D. Lewis, 61, of Jefferson City passed away Saturday, March 22, 2014, at Villa Marie Skilled Nursing Center after a brief illness.
Funeral Services were held on Friday, March 28, at Houser-Millard Funeral Home with the Rev. Marcus Reynolds officiating. Interment followed at Hawthorn Memorial Gardens.
She was born Dec. 5, 1952, in Columbia, the daughter of the late Floyd "Button" Lewis Jr. and Ida Lewis.
Joan was a graduate of Hickman High School in Columbia, and after graduation, she attended Atlanta Junior College in Atlanta, Ga. She had been employed by Jefferson City Manor as dietary manager.
Joan loved spending time with family, especially with her grandson, Chase. She enjoyed listening to Elvis, going to the casino, shopping and watching movies.
She is survived by one son, Famous Lewis, and his wife, Mandy, of Jefferson City; two brothers, Dr. Jabari Simama (Frederick Lewis) with his wife, Nisha, of Columbia and Jarrell Lewis of Atlanta; two sisters, Jill Lewis of Columbia and Charlynn Lewis of Atlanta; one grandson, Chase Lewis of Jefferson City; and longtime friend Herman Johnson of Jefferson City.
She was preceded in death by her father; two brothers, Jefferson Lewis and James Lewis; and one sister, Marcelyn Lewis.