Ivory Hill Lewis

Published 9:25 am Thursday, February 5, 2015

Ivory Hill Lewis, 88, of Elizabethton, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 3, 2015, at her residence. Ivory was a native of Carter County and a daughter of the late Dana and Ethel Connie Lacey Hill. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 63 years, Raymond Keith Lewis Sr., on December 16, 2007; a daughter, Linda Ivory Ramsey, on May 2, 2009; a grandson, Wayne Davis II; a son-in-law, Wayne Davis; a half sister, Sally Pierce; and a half brother, Bill Hill.
Mrs. Lewis was a homemaker, but along with her husband, had previously owned and operated Lewis’ Service Station. She was a member of Union Baptist Church and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Survivors include two daughters, Brenda Davis, Hampton, and Glenna Morton, Elizabethton; three sons, Ray Lewis Jr. and wife Maxine and “Randy” Lewis and wife Eddie, all of Elizabethton, and Rex Lewis and wife Angela, Johnson City; six grandchildren, Wendi Kasting and husband Chris, Johnson City, John Ramsey Jr. and wife Christa, Elizabethton, Ronnie Heaton Jr. and wife Felicia, Elizabethton, Summer Morton, Ria Davis and Jessica Lindsey, all of Johnson City; 10 great-grandchildren; three half sisters, Mary Shultz and husband Bill, Lenoir City, Susie Moody and husband Bob, Butler, and Jane Lyons, Elizabethton; and two half brothers, Herman Hill and wife Kay, and Johnny Hill and wife Freda, all of Hampton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
A graveside service to honor the life of Mrs. Ivory Hill Lewis will be conducted at 2:30 p.m. Friday, February 6, in the Union Baptist Church Cemetery in Hampton, Tenn., with Rev. Danny Bright officiating. Active pallbearers will be John Ramsey Jr., Ronnie Heaton Jr., Chris Kasting, John Evan Ramsey, Ronald Ritchie, Daniel Lewis, Karl Grindstaff, Bill Shoun and Bobby Glover. Those wishing to attend the graveside service are asked to meet at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, at 2 p.m. Friday to go in procession. The family will receive friends from noon until 2 p.m. Friday at Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, prior to the graveside service. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital, 2900 N. Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607; First Baptist Church of Elizabethton, 212 East F. Street, Elizabethton, TN 37643; or Union Baptist Church, 1411 U.S. 321, Hampton, TN 37658. Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.tetrickfuneralhome.com and signing the guest book.
Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, is serving the Lewis family. Office: (423) 542-2232. Obituary Line: (423) 543-4917.

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