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Ruth Elaine Lewis

Apr 05, 2018
Ruth Elaine Lewis

Berlin — Ruth Elaine Lewis, age 81, died Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at the Berlin Nursing and Rehab Center.

Born in Salisbury, she was the daughter of the late Sewell Henry and Mildred Mae Rodney Lewis.

She is survived by her brother, Phillip Rollie Lewis of Selbyville, Delaware and sisters, Peggy Jane Hudson of Parsonsburg and Joan Willey and husband, Philip, of Clarksville, Delaware.

She was preceded in death by brothers, Charles Edward Lewis, Douglas Fulton Lewis, Rodney Sewell Lewis, and sisters, Doris Hudson, Dorothy Coulbourne and Catherine Vickers.

Also surviving is a special nephew, Phillip Lewis, Jr., whom she helped raise, and a special great-nephew, S. Dillon Layfield. There are numerous nieces and nephews.

A graduate of Buckingham High School, Ms. Lewis had been employed with Perdue in their hatchery, at Bishopville and Showell, and had been a housekeeper at the Quality Inn on 35th Street in Ocean City.

She was a lifetime member of the Berlin American Legion Ladies Auxiliary Post #123. Ruth was an avid sports enthusiast, and a very loyal Orioles fan.

A funeral service was held on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Rev. Olin Shockley officiated. Interment followed in Sunset Memorial Park in Berlin.

A donation in her memory may be made to the American Legion Post #123 Ladies Auxiliary, 10111 Old Ocean City Blvd. Berlin, Maryland 21811.

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