Magdalene Lewis


Dec. 9, 1925 – Aug. 23, 2011

PILOT COMMUNITY – Mary Magdalene Lewis, 85, died Tuesday.  A native of Franklin Co. she was daughter to the late Bryant “Buddy” & Emma Jones Lewis.  She worked for many years at Zebulon Drug Store and for over 30 years at the DMV until her retirement.  

She was a lifelong member of Pilot Baptist Church.  Magdalene loved children and helped raise many.  She had a sharp whit and an unmatched memory.  She will be missed by so many.  She was preceded in death by 12 siblings.

Funeral service 2 pm, Friday, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel.  Interment in the Lewis Family Cemetery.

She is survived by 36 nephews & nieces, special nephew, Carrol Williams, sisters-in-law, Delenia Lewis, Peggy Lewis, numerous great nephews & nieces, and many more extended family.

In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to Durham Rescue Mission, PO Box 11368, Durham, NC, 27703, attn: Ernie Mills or to Pilot Baptist Church Building Fund, 8103 NC 39 Hwy, Zebulon, NC, 27597

Visitation  6:30 – 8 pm, Thursday, Strickland Funeral Home, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, and other times at the home.

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