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Elizabeth Burden Lewis

July 3, 1920 - July 28, 2020

RICH SQUARE, NC – Mrs. Elizabeth Burden Bazemore Lewis, age 100, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at the Rich Square Health Care Center of Rich Square, NC. Passing away just a few days after celebrating the centennial of her birth.

Mrs. Lewis was born on July 3, 1920 to Jessie Edward Bazemore and Okie Leigh Butler Bazemore in Bertie County, NC. Elizabeth enjoyed sewing and reading. She loved her family dearly and loved to follow the family genealogy. She was a special lady and will be missed by all that knew her.

Besides her parents, Elizabeth was preceded in death by her husband, Onis Wilbur Lewis, and sisters; Janice Barber, Hilda Mae Lassiter, and Jessie Leigh Lassiter.

Elizabeth is survived by a nephew, Albert Lassiter and wife Carolyn of Windsor, NC; along with extended family and friends.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the family will plan a celebration of life memorial service at a later time.

Garrett-Sykes Funeral Service – Ahoskie Chapel is handling the arrangements for the Lewis family and online condolences can be directed to the family by visiting

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