Geneva B. Lewis, 76
RAEFORD — Mrs. Geneva Faye Byrd Lewis, 76, died Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 at Firsthealth Moore Regional Hospital.
The funeral will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 18, at Crumpler Funeral Home with the Rev. James Wilhide officiating. Entombment will be at Byrd Family Cemetery, Faison, N.C.
Mrs. Lewis was born in Sampson County on Sept. 22, 1937 to the late Percy Evans Byrd and Nannie Hughes Byrd. She was preceded in death by her husband, Norwood Neil Lewis and her son Doug E. Lewis, eight brothers and four sisters. She is the youngest and last of the Byrds to fly home.
Mrs. Lewis is survived by her son, Frankie N. Lewis of Raeford; two daughters, Brenda Faye Lewis of the home and Tammy K. Krumwiede (Scott) of Myrtle Beach, S.C; 10 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at 7-9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at Crumpler Funeral Home, 131 Harris Ave., Raeford, N.C. Family will also receive friends at the home, 108 Chilton Drive, Raeford, N.C.
Online condolences may be made at www.crumplerfuneralhome.com.