Nellie Mae Perry Lewis, age 74 of Lansing died Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Margate Health & Rehab. Mrs. Lewis was born February 12, 1943 in Ashe County to the late Floyd and Hattie Baldwin Perry. In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Howard Lewis, infant brother, Gentry Perry, infant sister, Loretta Perry, brothers, Woodrow, Willard, Aubry & Elbert Perry, sisters, Marie Ham, Ola Weaver, Bertie Gilley, Buyrl Ham, Dot Williams, Gertie Osborne, Osie Osborne and Patsy Blevins. Nellie was a member of Pleasant Chapel Baptist Church. She loved family get-togethers and her favorite saying was “babies make everything right”.
Graveside services will be held at 2 PM Saturday, January 20, 2018 at the Perry Shepherd Cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service at the White Oak Community Building.
Mrs. Lewis is survived by: daughters, Barbara Frye and Linda Lewis both of Lansing, sister, Roberteen Nichols of Lansing, brothers, J.C. Perry of Maryland & Billy Joe Perry of Lansing, grandchildren, Matthew Taylor & Jenny Lewis, great-grandchildren, Austin Lewis, Megan & Emily Pritchard, several nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Perry Shepherd Cemetery Fund, c/o Billy Joe Perry, 253 Perry Hollow Rd., Lansing, NC 28643.