Daily Independent (Ashland, KY)


July 12, 2014

Melvina H. Lewis - 1921-2014

KODAK, TN — Melvina H. Lewis, 92 of Kodak, Tenn., formerly of Ashland and Ypsilanti, Mich., passed away Thursday, July 10, 2014.

Melvina was born Aug. 23, 1921, in Matewan, W.Va., the daughter of the late Richard Mont and Cora Francis Hunter. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Joseph C. Lewis; son Mont Hunter Lewis; and brothers Frank and James Hunter.

She was retired from A&P Supermarkets, where she worked for more than 30 years in the meat department and had also worked at Empire, Vons and Busch’s Supermarkets.

She is survived by her children, Shirley Ann Morrison (Walter) of Muncie, Ind., Linda Katherine Akers of Kodak and Melva Jo Vogel (Robert) of Riverview, Fla.; six grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.  

The funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at Janowiak Funeral Home Chapel, 320 N. Washington St., Ypsilanti. The interment will be in Knollwood Cemetery in Canton, Mich.

The family will receive friends after 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.  

Farrar Funeral Home in Dandridge, Tenn., is in charge or arrangements.

Condolences may be left at farrarfuneralhome.com.

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