Sylvia Jean Green Lewis, 1946–2020

Sylvia Jean Green Lewis, 1946–2020

Sylvia Jean Green Lewis, 1946–2020

to the late Art Green and Delilah Maxine Calvert Green in Lockney Texas. She passed away on December 22, 2020. Jean married Donald Luther Lewis on January 26, 1963, in Flomot, Texas. They lived in Vernon most of their married life. While Don worked to provide for their family, Jean was able to stay home and raise their children.

Jean and Don had three children. Tammi Keyser, Kalyn Bailey and husband Grant, Daren Lewis and wife Tiffany, all of Vernon, Texas. Jean went by many names—Jean, Mom, Meema, Grandma, Nana, Great Grandma. Jean had six grandchildren: Christopher Bailey and wife Felicia, Amanda Cantu, Lacie Martinez, Matthew Keyser, Dakota Lewis, and Harley Lewis.

She was preceded in death by one grandson, Seth Layne Lewis, on September 28, 2001 She had six great grandchildren: Analena Guerrero, Jessilyn Guerrero, Karis DeLaRosa, Alexander Bailey, Cole Bailey and Avalyn Martinez. She was preceded in death by one great granddaughter, Addison Grace Bailey, on March 25, 2010.

Jean took her greatest joy from being all of these things to her family. Jean loved her Savior first, and fully. Her faith was unwavering. The love she had for her husband and family were unconditional and without end.

Jean was also loved dearly by sisters Joan Helms (and the late Joe Ed Helms), Alta Rice, and Kelly Martin and husband Hal; brothers Danny Green and wife Donna; Billy Green and wife Cindy; and Steve Green and wife Jill, along with many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were held December 24, 2020, at Calvary Baptist Church, with Toby Castleberry officiating. Interment was held at Eastview Cemetery under the direction of Sullivan Funeral Home.

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