Mary Ann Lewis, 91, of Oakboro, passed away Thursday, July 5, 2018 in her home surrounded by her loving family. Her funeral service will be 11 AM Monday, July 9, at First Baptist Church of Oakboro with Rev. Jonathan Waits officiating. The family will receive friends Sunday evening from 4 till 6 PM at Stanly Funeral & Cremation Care in Locust. (501 N. Central Ave. Locust, NC 28097) A Graveside service will be private.
Born April 9, 1927, she was the daughter of the late Glenard F. Hurley and Margaret Lichtenberger Hurley. Mary Ann was a member of First Baptist of Oakboro and known to many as a prayer warrior. She enjoyed quilting, knitting, crocheting, reading, and doing crossword puzzles. Mary Ann was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Liberty Hill Chapter.
In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Rev. Jack M. Lewis to whom she was a devoted pastor’s wife for 36 years. She is survived by her children, Ruth (Billy) Alexander of Kannapolis, Tim Lewis of Monroe, Sarah (Charles) Beachum of Oakboro, and Rachel Lewis of Oakboro. Other survivors include grandchildren, Brianna, Brian, and Brent (Kellie) Alexander, Emily (Brandon) Musick, Maddie and Daniel Beachum.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Samaritans Purse at www.samaritanspurse.org.
Stanly Funeral & Cremation Care of Locust is serving the Lewis family.