Elaine Lewis

Elaine Lewis

March 31, 1941 – June 14, 2019

PILOT – Elaine Pearce Lewis, 78, went home to be with her Lord on Friday.  She was born in Franklin County to the late Ollie Otha & Minta Rozelle Gay Pearce.  She worked with Nationwide for over 30 years.  She was deeply involved in her church, it’s choir & mission work giving freely of her time & love.  She was an active member of the Pilot Fire Department & Bunn EMS.  She was preceded in death by her son, Timothy Lewis, & sister, Peggy Bunn.

She is survived by her husband of over 59 years, Gerald Lewis of the home, daughter, Yvette Morgan (Billy) of Pilot, granddaughters, April Shearin, & Ashley Morgan (Christa).

In lieu of flowers memorials are requested to the Pilot Baptist Church Building Fund.

Funeral 2 pm, Monday, Pilot Baptist Church with visitation 12:30-2 pm, prior to the service.  Burial, Gethsemane Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third ST., Wendell, NC 27591. www.stricklandfuneral.com


  • Barbara Mullin & WMU Ladies Posted June 15, 2019 8:34 pm

    Elaine was the woman described in Proverbs 31…the woman of noble character. She was dearly loved and will be missed by all. We are thankful to have known her and thankful that we will see her again. Praise God!

  • Doris Propst Reid Posted June 16, 2019 6:58 am

    I am sorry to hear of Elaine’s leaving us, but rejoicing that she is FINALLY HOME. I worked with her at Nationwide and she was a joy to work with. When God takes a loved one Home, He leaves us with precious memories and we keep those memories in our hearts until we see our loved one “in the morning.”

  • Hedy creech Posted June 16, 2019 8:27 am

    Another angel in Gods great Heaven. So sorry for your loss.

  • Tunie & Susan Posted June 16, 2019 12:07 pm

    Yvette so very sorry for the loss of your Mom.
    If there is anything Tunie and I can do please let us know

  • Alma Sumler Posted June 16, 2019 3:01 pm

    I would like to express condolences in the loss of your dear loved one. Also share some hope of you seeing them again in the promised resurrection to come according to these scriptures [John 5:28-29] and [Acts 24:15]. We find further hope in [Isaiah 25:8] and [Revelations 21:3-5] which says in part that Jehovah God will wipe out every tear from our eyes and death will be no more, because God will swallow up death forever. I hope these scriptures will be of some comfort.
    With Deep Sympathy.

  • Meredith Byrd Posted June 16, 2019 11:29 pm

    Mrs. Elaine is a dear woman of God who had encouraged me many times! She and I served together in Haiti doing missions and she loved telling others about Jesus. I am thankful for her life and for the opportunity to know her. She has served Jesus well! I am praying for God’s comfort for her family and friends!

  • Neal Brantley Posted June 17, 2019 8:19 am

    Gerald, I am sorry about Elaine.

  • Cindy Honeycutt Posted June 17, 2019 9:42 am

    Yvette and family, so sorry for your loss. Loved Ms. Elaine in Acteens and serving with her in Disaster Relief. May the Lord comfort you during this time. Love, Cindy Blalock Honeycutt

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