Chesapeake ‘ Velma Marie Lewis, went home to be with the Lord on October 27, 2007. Mrs. Lewis was born in Martin County, North Carolina, to the late Maggie Bland and Ely A. Roberson. She was one of 14 children and a twin to the late Selma Bowen. She was a member of Great Bridge Church of God.
Left to cherish her memory, her husband of 61 years, Sidney Ray Lewis; two daughters, Nancy Carol Wallace, Judy Kay Creef; two sons, Floyd Ray Lewis, Jimmy Clayton Lewis; one sister, Christine Wagoner and one brother, Leonard Roberson. Mrs. Lewis was predeceased by one grandchild. She is survived by nine grandchildren, and ten great grandchildren. Mrs. Lewis loved her family.
The family will receive friends and family on Tuesday from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm at Twiford Colonial Chapel, 929 S. Battlefield Blvd. Chesapeake. A service will be held at Twiford’s, Wednesday at 1:00 pm. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.twifordfh.com.