August 5, 1930 - February 6, 2022
Willa Mae (Washington) Lewis, 91, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, February 6, 2022 at her home. She was born August 5, 1930 in Boonville to the late Willard and Inez (Green) Washington. Willa graduated from Booneville High School. She dedicated over 30 years working in the medical field in various roles. She took special pride in working as a Certified Nursing Assistant in the private duty sector. Willa was a truly devoted Catholic at Saint’s Mary and John Catholic Church, formerly known as Saint John’s Catholic Church in Evansville. She enjoyed doing several kinds of arts and crafts. Willa spent time latch hooking, painting, playing piano, making quilts, solving puzzles and much more. In her early years, Willa volunteered in her hometown church. She was a part of the Baptist Training Union and the Baptist Young People’s Union in Booneville at Mount Liberty Baptist Church. Willa also served as the Secretary of Sunday School, taught children, and played the piano for the choir at Mount Liberty Baptist Church. Willa is survived by her daughters, Paula Lewis and Inese Lewis; grandchildren, Angellicque (Clifton) Eubanks, Christopher Lewis, and Sha-Hanna (Tiffany) Soaper; great grandchildren, Tianna Johnson, Natalie (Jarvis) Ward, Clifton Eubanks, and Khori Eubanks; great great-grandchildren, Jaidah Johnson, Olivia Williams, Arielle Ward, Willow Mae Stone, and Nova Stone; niece, Marion Jeanette Harvey; and nephew, Wardell Harvey, Jr. In addition to her parents, Willa Mae was preceded in death by her husband James Edward Lewis; sister, Marion Perry; and brother, Reverend Wardell Harvey. A Celebration of Life will begin at 11:00 a.m. Friday, February 11, 2022 at Ziemer Funeral Home East Chapel, 800 S. Hebron Avenue with burial to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 701 N. Weinbach, Ave. #510, Evansville, IN 47711 or the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116. Condolences may be made online at www.ziemerfuneralhome.com.
Willa Mae (Washington) Lewis, 91, of Evansville, passed away Sunday, February 6, 2022 at her home. She was born August 5, 1930 in Boonville to the late Willard and Inez (Green) Washington. Willa graduated from Booneville High School. She... View Obituary & Service Information
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