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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

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Velma Marie Lewis, age 63, a native of Larose, La. And resident of New Orleans, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 30, 2019.

Visitation will be from 9:00 a.m. until funeral time at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 9, 2020 at Franklin Avenue Baptist Church, 8282 I-10 Service Road, in New Orleans.

Velma is survived by her siblings, Mildred Hogan of New Orleans, Herman Lewis Jr. (Kathy) of Colorado, Charles Lewis of California, Wilber Lewis (Mary) of Larose, Geralding Mattear (Earl) of Denham Springs, Rayfield Lewis (Kathy) of Glynn, and Anthony Lewis (Debra) of Houma and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

She was preceeded in death by her parents, Herman Lewis Sr. and Gladys Marts Lewis and siblings, Kenneth Lewis, Shirley Mounsey and Audry Jackson.

She was a graduate of South Lafourche High School and pursued higher education as an LPN, RN, MSN, and later a PHD.