Betty Jo Barnes Lewis, age 76, passed away peacefully
surrounded by her family on Saturday, October 5, 2013, at LeConte Medical
Center in Sevierville after a brief illness.
She was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her parents Vegie McMahan
Garver and Bruce Barnes, brothers James Johnson, Donald Ray Johnson, A. B.
Barnes, and Eulas “Chud” Barnes, and sister Rebecca Johnson.
She leaves to mourn her passing her husband of 60 years
Charles Lewis of the home. She dearly loved her five children: Jimmy (Jennifer)
Lewis, Johnny Lewis (Sandy Marshall), Janet (Tim) Thompson, Jackie Lindsey, and
Jerry (Lynn) Lewis. She will be missed by her five grandchildren: Shannon Thompson,
Shelley Campbell, Sheena Santana, Matthew Lewis, and Elizabeth Watt and five
great-grandchildren. She also leaves a brother Larry Johnson and two sisters
Patsy Ottinger and Vivian Shults. She had many friends in Newport and also in
Sevierville, where she spent her later years, including her very dear friend
and neighbor, Miss Sunday.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 8, 2013,
from 5:00—7:00 p.m. at Costner-Maloy Funeral Home. The funeral service will
follow at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Jerry Lewis and Pastor Kris Brady officiating.
Family and friends will meet at 9:45 a.m. Wednesday, October 9, 2013, at Union
Cemetery for the 10:00 a.m. interment.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you make a
donation to Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Inc., 5801 Kingston Pike, Knoxville TN
Arrangements by Costner-Maloy