Urilda "Willie" Taylor Lewis
February 12, 1936 - December 28, 2021
Urilda "Willie" Taylor Lewis, age 85, passed away December 28th at 11:00 pm in Amite, La. Born February 12, 1936 to Rock (Barney) and Winifred Taylor, she grew up in Metairie, Louisiana where she enjoyed fishing with her dad.
She was married for 63 years to her college sweetheart Don Lewis. They owned Western Auto in Kentwood for 40 years and she currently worked at the Tangipahoa Water Works. She played the organ at Lewiston Baptist Church for 40+ years and served as the church’s secretary. She enjoyed reading, watching westerns with her beloved pet, Trixy , Louisiana history, and cross stitching.
Survived by: Husband of 65 years, Don Lewis, 2 children: Vandy and Lyn Lewis and Cindy and JoJo Norris all of Kentwood. 6 grandchildren and spouses: Misty (Kelly) Alford, Ricky Lewis, Taylor (Jeremy) McKenzie, Cody Lewis, Cynthia Schilling, and Cassye Jo Norris. 7 great grand children, 1 sister in-law: Barbara Lewis.
She was preceded in death by her parents Rock and Winifred Taylor, and her brother, Buddy.
Visitation will be January 1st from 9-11 at Lewiston Baptist Church with funeral services beginning immediately after officiated by Brother Corey Morris. Burial will follow in the Lewiston Baptist Church Cemetery.
McKneely Funeral Home, Kentwood, in charge of arrangements.
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