William Aron "Billy' Lewis Jr., 83. died Saturday, January 2, 2021, at Merritt Health- Rankin. The funeral services will be Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at 11 A.M. at Durant First United Methodist Church with Martin Frazure and David Cain Officiating. Graveside services will follow at Mizpah Cemetery in Durant,Ms.
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Billy was born in Coffeeville, Ms on May 6, 1938, to Sally Martin and William Aron "Joe' Lewis, Sr.. He was graduate of Durant High School and Holmes Junior College. He retired after 35 years of employment with Entergy.
He and his wife , Gayle, were active members of Durant First United Methodist Church where he served as the
Adult Sunday School Teacher, member of the Methodist Men's Club, was on the pastor parrish Committee, and
was lay leader. He was an active and faithful member of the North Mississippi Emmaus Community, and he was
involved with the Kairos Prison Ministry at Parchman.
Billy is preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Gayle Streetman Lewis:son Kent Lewis and wife Ginger of Tupelo,Ms, daughter,
Jeri Jo McCleskey and her husband, Ray, of Goodman,Ms: brother Dale Lewis and Wife Gladys Marie, of Kosciusko,Ms., and 5 grandchildren.