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Robert Griffith Lewis was born October 17, 1927, in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL, and died September 12, 2000, in Gaithersburg, Montgomery Co., MD, at age 72. Buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington Co., VA. He is the son of Robert Ash Lewis of Ramona, Lake Co., (Dakota Territory), SD, and Freeda Wilhemina Larson of Farmington Twp., Waupaca Co., WI.

Mary Elizabeth "Mary Beth" Edwards was born January 10, 1927, in Tampa, Hillsborough Co., FL, and died March 18, 2012, in Rockville, Montgomery Co., MD, at age 85. Buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington Co., VA. She is the daughter of Walter William Edwards and Rose Pepi.

Robert Griffith Lewis and Mary Elizabeth "Mary Beth" Edwards were married February 5, 1955, in Washington, DC.

Robert Griffith Lewis and Mary Elizabeth "Mary Beth" (Edwards) Lewis had four children:

  1. Katherine Elizabeth "Kathy" Lewis: Born about 1955. Married October 7, 1989, to Brian Raff: Born February 1950.
  2. Patricia Ann "Patty" Lewis: Born about 1955. Married to Carl A. McGhee: Born about 1957.
  3. William Griffith "Bill" Lewis: Born about 1956. Married to Cinnamon West: Born about 1970 in Unknown.
  4. Mary Diane Lewis: Born about 1958. Married December 23, 1978, to Cecil Mark Mouser: Born August 1951 in Unknown.

Robert Griffith Lewis and Mary Elizabeth "Mary Beth" (Edwards) Lewis were divorced about 1976.




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Robert Griffith Lewis was born October 17, 1927, in Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL.

Mary Elizabeth "Mary Beth" Edwards was born January 10, 1927, in Tampa, Hillsborough Co., FL.

The 1930 U. S. Census taken on April 5, 1930, shows Robert A. Lewis (age 38) born in South Dakota to New York and Alabama-born parents and first married at age 27 is a Sales Manager for a Pipe Manufacturer owning his own home valued at $10,000 at 306 90th Street North, Roebuck, Jefferson Co., AL. Living with him is his wife Freeda L. Lewis (age 36) born in Wisconsin to Swedish-born parents and first married at age 27. Also living at home are their three sons, all born in Alabama to South Dakota and Wisconsin-born parents: Evan L. Lewis (age 9); Gordon H. Lewis (age 6); and Robert G. Lewis (age 2-6/12).

The 1935 Florida State Census taken on 1935 shows W. W. Williams (age 31) born in Georgia and with a College Degree is a married Dentist who is renting his home and is living at 2909 Estrella, City of Tampa, Hillsborough Co., FL. Living with him are: his wife, May Dee Edwards (age 31) born in Georgia and with a College Degree; his daughter, Mary Beth Edwards (age 8) born in Florida and having completed Second Grade; and his son, Walter Edwards Jr. (age 5) born in Florida.

The 1940 U. S. Census taken on April 3, 1940, shows R. A. Lewis (age 48) born in South Dakota, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 4 years of College, is a married Camp Commander for the C. C. C. who owns his home worth $3,000 and is living at 6105 1st Avenue North, 34th Ward, City of Birmingham, Jefferson Co., AL. Living with him are: his wife, Freeda Lewis (age 48) born in Wisconsin, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 4 years of College; his unmarried son, Evan Lewis (age 19) born in Alabama, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 1 year of College, an Instructor in a College Lab; his unmarried son, Gordon Lewis (age 16) born in Alabama, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 4 years of High School, a Machinist Helper in a Machine Shop; and his unmarried son, Robert G. Lewis (age 12) born in Alabama, and 5 years ago was living in the Same Place, and with 5 years of School.

Robert Griffith Lewis and Mary Elizabeth "Mary Beth" Edwards were married February 5, 1955, in Washington, DC.

Robert Griffith Lewis and Mary Elizabeth "Mary Beth" (Edwards) Lewis were divorced about 1976.

Robert Griffith Lewis died September 12, 2000, in Gaithersburg, Montgomery Co., MD, at age 72. Buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington Co., VA. He had cancer in the left lung.


The News, Frederick, MD, Friday, September 15, 2000

Obituaries

Mr. Robert G. Lewis

Mr. Robert G. Lewis, 72, of Gaithersburg, who returned in 1993 as vice president of Johnston, Lemon & Co., brokerage house, died of cancer Tuesday, Sept. 12, at the Wilson Health Care Center of Asbury Methodist Village Gaithersburg. He moved to Asbury in 1998 from Bethesda. His marriage of Mary Beth Edward Lewis of Rockville ended in divorce. Mr. Lewis was born in Birmingham. He was a graduate of Montgomery Blair High School and American University. He served in the Army during World War II. He began his 44-year career with Johnston, Lemon as a broker. He was a member of Kenwood Golf and Country Club, the Masons and the Georgetown Kiwanis Club. Surviving are three daughters, Katherine Raff and husband, Brian of Germantown, Patricia McGhee and husband, Carl of Mount Airy, and Diane Mouser and husband, Cecil of Saratoga Springs, N. Y., one son, William Lewis and wife, Cinnamon of Marietta, Ga., two brothers, Evan Lewis of Denver, Colo. and Gordon Lewis of Wilmington, Del., and seven grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 11 a. m. Saturday, Sept. 16, at Pumphrey's Bethesda-Chevy Chase Funeral Home, 7557 Wisconsin Ave., Bethesda. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 11331 Amherst Ave., Silver Spring, Md 20902.


The Washington Post, Washington, DC, September 15, 2000

Deceased Name: Robert G. Lewis

Robert G. Lewis, 72, who retired in 1993 as vice president of the Johnston, Lemon & Co. brokerage house, died of cancer Sept. 12 at the Wilson Health Care Center of Asbury Methodist Village in Gaithersburg. He moved to Asbury in 1998 from Bethesda. Mr. Lewis was born in Birmingham. He was a graduate of Montgomery Blair High School and American University. He served in the Army during World War II. He began his 44-year career with Johnston, Lemon as a broker. He was a member of Kenwood Golf and Country Club, the Masons and the Georgetown Kiwanis Club. His marriage of MaryBeth Edwards Lewis ended in divorce. Survivors include four children, Katherine Raff of Germantown, Patricia McGhee of Mount Airy, Md., Diane Mouser of Saratoga Springs, N.Y., and William Lewis of Marietta, Ga.; two brothers; and seven grandchildren.


Mary Elizabeth "Mary Beth" (Edwards) Lewis died March 18, 2012, in Rockville, Montgomery Co., MD, at age 85. Buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington Co., VA.


MARY BETH LEWIS

Of Rockville, MD, formerly of Bethesda, MD on Sunday, March 18, 2012. Beloved mother of Kathy Raff (Brian), Patty McGhee (Carl), Bill Lewis (Cinnamon), and Diane Mouser (Cecil). Loving grandmother of eight and great-grandmother of one. Sister of Bill Edwards (Rose). A memorial service will be held on Sunday, March 25, 2012 at 1 p.m. at the Pumphrey Bethesda-Chevy Chase, Funeral Home, 7557 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814. Interment at Arlington National Cemetery at a later date. Contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 801 Roeder Road, Suite 800, Silver Spring, MD 20910. Please view and sign the family guestbook at www.pumphreyfuneralhome.com


Birth: Feb. 18, 1920
Indiana, USA
Death: Apr. 4, 2001
Columbus
Bartholomew County
Indiana, USA

Columbus Republic 7 Apr 2001
Morris Arthur West
Liberty Lane

Morris Arthur West, 81, of Liberty Lane died at 10:50 a.m. Wednesday, April 4, 2001, at Charlotte Regional Hospital in Punta Gorda, Fla.

Mr. West was employed at Golden Foundry for 38 years, retiring in 1983 as a foreman. He was a 51-year member of First Baptist Church.

An Air Force veteran, he was stationed in Italy and Africa during World War II.

The funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Myers Funeral Service, Reed & Jewell Chapel, on 25th Street with the Rev. Jon A. Carlstrom officiating. Calling will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday and from 9 a.m. until service time Monday. Burial will be at Garland Brook Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church building fund.

Mr. West was born in Brown County Feb. 18, 1920, the son of Arthur C. and Thursa David West. He married Verna Tatem May 19, 1946, at Greensburg. She survives.

Other survivors include a son, Thomas E. West of Harvard, Ill.; a daughter, Joyce Ann Fonner of Columbus; a sister, Goldie Dion of Columbus; a brother, William M. West of Indianapolis; grandchildren, Ginger Gist of Spring, Texas, Cinnamon Lewis of Marietta, Ga., Michael T. West of Acworth, Ga., Bryan H. Fonner of Nashville, Holly D. Tempest of Columbus and Amanda M. West of Marengo, Ill.; four great-grandsons; and one great-granddaughter.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Herma West.

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Parents:
Arthur C. West (1882 - 1969)
Thursa Davis West (1885 - 1968)

Burial:
Garland Brook Cemetery
Columbus
Bartholomew County
Indiana, USA