Funeral service for the late James ‘Big Lou’ Lewis aged 74 of Lady Slipper Avenue, will be held on Friday, 17th March, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at New Destiny Baptist Cathedral, Gladstone Road. Officiating will be Bishop Delton Fernander. Interment will follow in Woodlawn Gardens, Soldier Road.
James is preceded in death by his Father: the late Rev. C. G. Lewis Sr.; Mother: Doris Lewis; Stepmother: Winnifred Lewis and Oldest Brother: Cedric S. Lewis Jr.
He is survived by his, loving and devoted Wife: Evangeline Lewis née Johnson; Beloved Children: Shinique G. Lewis & James Arthur ‘Jimbo’ Lewis Jr.; Grandchildren: Kingston Saunders Jr., Jason & Janelle Lewis; Sisters: Mother Gloria Dawkins, Shirley Rolle & Heather Humes of Vero Beach, Fl.; Brothers: Rev. Charles (Ruth) Lewis, Henry (Judy) Wemyss & Sonny (Emily) Morley; In-laws: Marion Lewis, Carolyn Moss, Barbara & Melonie Johnson, Peggy Arthur, Diana (Kenneth) Brown, Arnsel (Latoya) Johnson Sr., Bradley (Yvonne) Johnson Sr., Irvin (Ikenna) Johnson, Loretta Lewis, Vaneek Johnson, Valencia (Patrick) Thompson, Earle, Paul (Jacqueline) & Doyle (Linda) Johnson, Iris Dean, Pamela Bullard, Sherry Brown; Nieces: Annette, Deidre, Gloria & Doris Rolle, Charlene (Byron) Lewis-Small, Cassandra (Kevin) Lewis-Moore, Nicola & Sharell Lewis, Erica Butler, Dr. D’Andrea (Dr. Charlo) Johnson-Bain, Dechea Arthur, Tanisha Davis, Simone Laing, Bodine, Ebony, October, Apryl & Zerline Johnson, Holly (Trevor) Ferguson, Joy Swain, Laverne Smith, Pamela King, Tamica Johnson, Denise, Ingrid & Keisha Wemyss, Acribba (Freddie) Lightbourne, Lisa Newton, Charmaine & Cindy Morley; Nephews: Mark Rolle, Anthony, Andrew (Antoinette), Charles, Carver (Samantha), Valentine (Shanika) & Lawrence (Deandrea) Lewis, Gregory (Ashley) Sr. & Irvin (Zania) Sr. Arthur, Dietrick, Kendrick & Kenrad (LaTonya) Brown, Ramon (Yvonne), Vasco (Marlene), Klecko (Indira), Bradley (Andrenique) Jr., Arnsel Jr., Irvin & Scott (Janeczka) Johnson, Mark Moss, Carvison (Phillippa) Pratt, Dion & Christon Rolle, Casey & Ahmad Wemyss, Insp. Beaufort A. King; Cousins: Wendy Lee and Sharon Mitchell & Family of Vero Beach, Fl., Keneth Dames Jr. of Chicago, Merle Jones, Cleomi Saunders, Lionel & Lester Strachan, Marilyn Darville, Pauline (Burgess) Winder, Dr. R. E. (Daphne) Cooper Jr., Rev. Rubyann Darling, Primose (Hugh) Chase, Fanny Pletka, Bertha Rosseau Carmella Cooper-Colonneaux, John & Nathaniel Cooper, Oswald ‘Ubbie’ Marshall, Perry & Eric Cooper, Margaret Campbell, Ophelia Cooper, Andrea Pegues, Wellington, Rudolph, Walter, Clyde & Tyrone Ferguson, Wellington & Maria Johnson, Naomi King, Brenda Henfield, Pretisha Deveaux, Louise, Alphonso & Dencil Kerr, Irvin Taylor, Sharon Williams, Olive and Eugene (Sandra) Coakley, Janice Brooks, Ollie Taylor, Hester Brennen, Iona, Sharon, Shelly, Patrick, Elvis, Sean & Ian Lewis; Special Friends: Patrick Gomez & Family, Margaret Sawyer, Julie McIntosh & Family, Patrick & Oralee Wilson Sr., Raphael (Eurina) Wemyss & Family, Robert Simms & Family, David ‘Bubba’ Curry & Family, Elaine Major, Sherman Clarke, Johnny Pierre, Yvette King, José Ángel Cubas & Nohemí Monteagudo from Havana, Cuba; Numerous Grandnieces and Nephews; A host of other relatives and friends including: Ricardo Seymour, the descendants of the late Melvina Cooper-Marshall, Mildred Butler, Dr. Sharmaine Butler, Garfield & Truman (Fredericka) Butler of Atlanta, GA & Family, Theresa Burrows, Aja Clarke & Family, the Wemyss Family, Sandra Pickstock & Family, HC Ellison & Kimberley Greenslade & Family, The McKenzie Family, Grace Sherman, Dr. Vaughn Conliffe & Family, Dale McPhee, Patrick Jr. & Michael Wilson & Family, the Outten family of Freeport, Grand Bahama, Khalia Armbrister & Family, Dr. James (Cecilia) Rahming & Family, Jacqueline Sturrup, Esther Rolle, Joanne Cartwright & the Smith Family, Mr. & Mrs. Dennis Hendfield, Betsy Duvalier, Marlene, Sonia (Princeton), Fran Marcel & Family, Bernadette Murphy, Desmond Collie & Cearia Clarke, Gary (Monique) Young, Ruth (Alfred) Williams & Family, Marry Morris, Judith Theophilus, Pat Burns, Patricia Whitfield, Alva Coakley, Marilyn Taylor-Olurin, Margo Rose, Georgina Delancy, Francia Oliver & Herman Rolle, Joy Johnson, Cynthia Rahming, Edith Munroe, Dolly Ferguson, Evangelist Marge Rolle, Mother Maureen Symonette, Katie (Nigel) Roberts, Franchelle Dorsett, Daisy Clarke & Family, Matthew (Eloise) Culmer Sr. & Family, Shirley Lightbourne & Family, Garreth (Jasmine), Nicole, Danelle & Latetia Scott, Eddison (Pamela) woods Sr. & Family, Jennifer Pedican & Jenika Smith, Edith McClain & Family, Eurina Beneby & Family, Larry Bowe & Family, Charlene Major & Family, Calvin (Knox) Wallace & Family, Louis Morris, Gregory Williams & Family, Hon. Mario Bowleg M.P., Dame Rome Italia Johnson, Gladys Johnson-Sands, Chief Immigration Officer Lynette Rolle, Brensil Rolle, Ursula Dean, Bishop Delton Fernander & New Destiny Baptist Cathedral Family, Rev. Dr. William Thompson & Faith United Missionary Baptist Church Family, Wemco Security Management & Staff, Doc’s Pharmacy Management & Staff, Lyford Cay Yacht Club Management & Staff, Pinder’s Customs Brokerage Ltd. management & staff, the Garden Hills #2 community, the Rupert Dean Lane community, the Montell Heights community and the medical team & staff of med/surg. west of the Princess Margaret Hospital.
May His Soul Rest in Peace!
Friends may pay their last respects at Bethel Brothers Morticians & Crematorium, #44a Nassau Street (TODAY) Thursday, 16th March, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and at the church on Friday, 17th March, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. until service time.