Mae Etta Lewis, 80, of Amarillo died Friday, Aug. 21, 2015.
Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Temple of Praise Church with Bishop Chris Brown, pastor, and Elder S.R. Anderson officiating and Elder Charles Craig as eulogist. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Golden Gate Mortuary, 1416 N. Hughes St.
On Sept. 24, 1934, Dearo White was blessed with the birth of her first daughter, Mae Etta Brown. Mae was born in Memphis. It was in Amarillo when she met and married O.V. Lewis. Mae and O.V. joined their families and collectively, they have 11 children.
In 1977, Mae surrendered her life to the Lord and she never went back. In 1984, she became the District Missionary of the Texas Northwest Tulia District under the late Superintendant Henry Lee Jackson and Mother Victorine Mackey and fondly became known as Missionary Lewis.
Mae loved her grandchildren, shopping, playing dominoes and solitaire.
Survivors include her husband of 51 years, O.V. Lewis; four daughters, Phyllis Molden, Victoria Parker, Evelyn Coleman and Laverne Campbell; five sons, Donald Lewis, Gregory Lewis, Tyrone Lewis, Gene Ray Sherry Coleman and Carl Ashley; two sisters, Patsy Tatum and Rita Willis-Clay; and three brothers, Tommy White, Ricky White and Aldie White.
Viewing will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday in Golden Gate Mortuary Chapel of Angels.
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