May 2, 1931 - August 1, 2015
Mr. Claude Lewis, Sr., 84, a former 56 year resident of Peoria, passed away peacefully at the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, in Vallejo, CA. Saturday, Aug 1, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. He was married to his wonderful wife Emma (Cyrer) Lewis for 50 years. She survives. He was born on May 2, 1931 in Abilene, TX. to the late Nathaniel and Lola Mae (Ward)Lewis. Claude and his family moved to Richmond, CA, when he was a child. Attending school there and graduating from Richmond High School. He moved to Peoria in 1958. Claude was employed by OSF Saint Francis Medical Center, as a baker, for 39 years, retiring in 1999. He leaves to cherish his memories: his wife, Emma Lewis of Vallejo, CA; three daughters: Eulander Summerville, Sha'ron Gibson-Roberts both of Vallejo, CA, and Sandra Gibson-Adams of Hercules CA.; two sons: Anthony (Marcia) Gibson of Vallejo, CA. and Claude (Vicki) Lewis Jr. of Stockton, CA. 18 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren. A special niece: Kim (Del) Benjamin; three special nephews: Daryl Cryer, Ahmad-Jamal Johnson, and Sean Lewis; two sister in-laws: Peggy (Warren) Cryer-Semian, and Paulette Cryer; a brother in-law: Eugene Cryer, Jr., and his wonderful church family at The Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ. Along with other nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends whom will miss him dearly. He was preceded in death by his parents, and 8 siblings Services for Mr. Lewis will be on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, at 11:00 am, at the Pentecostal Church of Jesus Christ, with visitation commencing one hour prior at 10:00 a.m. Elder Henry Bolden will officiating. Claude will be entombed in Swan Lake Memory Garden Mausoleum. Arrangements were made especially for Claudes’ family and professionally directed by T.W. Parks Colonial Chapel. Online condolences or words of encouragement can be made at www.twparkschapel.com.
Mr. Claude Lewis, Sr., 84, a former 56 year resident of Peoria, passed away peacefully at the Kaiser Permanente Medical Center, in Vallejo, CA. Saturday, Aug 1, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. He was married to his wonderful wife Emma (Cyrer) Lewis for... View Obituary & Service Information
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