Mary Lewis, age 68 of Paris, TN, passed away Sunday, January 3, 2021, at her home.
She was a former caregiver working in home health and considered it an honor and privilege to serve and care for others. Mary enjoyed camping and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. She was a member of Buchanan Baptist Church.
Mary was born October 21, 1952, in Oak Ridge, TN, to Robert Cecil Hammonds, who survives, of Kingsport, TN, and the late Frances Amaryllis Rash Hammonds.
She was married January 8, 1983, to Stephen Gary Lewis, who survives, of Paris.
Along with her husband, she is also survived by two daughters, Stefanie Lewis (Zach Sommermeyer) of Paris, and Brittany (Logan) Owsley of North Pole, AK; one son, Matthew (Ashley) Lewis of Tennessee; one sister, Martha Gail (Tom) Jones of Mt. Juliet, TN; three brothers, Kenny Joe Hammonds of Springfield, TN, Thomas Hammonds of Crossville, TN, and Tim (Kim) Hammonds, of Russellville, KY; and eight grandchildren, Aurora Hawkins, Arya Sommermeyer, Wesley Sommermeyer, Oliver Cross, Ofelia Cross, Paul Owsley, Elizabeth Lewis, and Aadiya Lewis.
In addition to her mother, she was also preceded in death by one son, Stephen Gary Lewis, Jr.
Arrangements are being handled by Ridgeway Funeral Home, 201 Dunlap St/PO Box 788, Paris, TN 38242. Visitation will be Wednesday, January 6, 2021, from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at Ridgeway Funeral Home, with the funeral service beginning at 1:00 pm at LeDon Chapel of Ridgeway Funeral Home, with Tony Chester officiating.
Serving as pallbearers will be Kenny Joe Hammonds, Thomas Hammonds, Tim Hammonds, Randy Martin, Frank Hill, Logan Owsley, and Zachary Sommermeyer.
Burial will be in Buchanan Baptist Church Cemetery in Buchanan, TN.
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