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Martha Lavaun Lewis

File: 542

Date of Birth:

Wednesday, March 30, 1938

Date of Death:

Wednesday, October 19, 2016


Cape Girardeau, MO

Martha Lavaun Lewis, 78, of Cape Girardeau, Mo., passed away at Fountainbleau Lodge Care Center on Oct. 19, 2016. Born in Marble Hill, Mo., on March 30, 1938, she was the daughter of John Milford and Sylvia Lavaun Dockins Stovall. She married S.E. Lewis in 1995. He preceded her in death in 1999.

She graduated from Lutesville High School and worked in retail sales all her life. She enjoyed knitting, wall art and collecting coke memorabilia. She was of the Baptist faith, being a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Cape Girardeau.

She is survived by a brother, J. Richard Stovall, and a sister, Donna (Rod) Hinkley, both of Cape Girardeau, Mo.; one niece, Stephanie Howard; two great-nieces: Caitlyn Coleman and Samantha Brown; and a great-nephew, Jacob Brown.

Visitation will be at Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill, Mo., on Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, from 10:00 a.m. until service time. Funeral services will begin at the funeral home at 1:00 p.m. with Rev. Randy Poole officiating. Burial will follow in the Marble Hill Cemetery.