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Carol Lee Lewis

August 22, 1938 — February 24, 2023

Carol Lee Lewis, 84 years young, of Oak Hill, West Virginia, went to be with the Lord on February 24, 2023 at Raleigh General Hospital after a long illness. Mrs. Lewis was born August 22, 1938, in Stanaford, West Virginia.

She is preceded in death by parents Robert and Delphia Smith, husband, Rev. Carlos Lewis, and four brothers; Doug, Duke, Junior, and Woody.

Mrs. Lewis attended Mount Hope Pentecostal Church prior to her passing.

Carol married Rev. Carlos Lewis on June 30, 1956, at Kanawha Falls, West Virginia.

Mrs. Lewis dedicated her life to serving God by her husband's side starting at the age of 17. Her and her husband Rev. Carlos Lewis evangelized all over the eastern and southern portion of the United States, pastored a church in Harrisonburg, VA, for several years before settling down in Oak Hill, WV, in 1965, where the raised their 3 daughters and pastored the Apostolic Holiness Church for 49 years.

Mrs. Lewis was a CNA for a short time and was accepted into a nursing program but chose to dedicate her life to raising her daughters and working by her husbands side in his ministry, playing her Martin and Gibson guitars and leading the worship service.

Some of her favorite things to do and things she'll be fondly remembered for was playing her guitar, singing, cooking, baking, shopping, decorating, keeping a spic and span clean home and taking many trips to Pigeon Forge, TN, especially the Comedy Barn, Cracker Barrell and Cheddars. She will be missed by all who were blessed to know her.

Survivors include, three daughters; Debra Kay Medeiros and husband Gary of Roanoke, VA, Carla Angela Lewis of Oak Hill, WV, and Andrea Dora Pitsenbarger and husband D.J. of Oak Hill, WV, five grandchildren; Erica Selke and husband Kevin of Roanoke, VA, Alisha Ratliff of Beckley, WV, James "JA" Kirk and wife April of Beckley, WV, Erik Lewis and wife Katie of Beckley, WV, Geoff Pittman of Oak Hill, WV, 11 great grandchildren; Carlos Selke, Malachi Kirk, Ezekiel Kirk, Eli Kirk, Geremia Wheeler, Bonnie Wheeler, Brodie Lewis, Addie Lewis, Carlos O. Lewis, Jr, Logan Pittman, and Hunter Pittman, brother, Wayne Smith and wife Doris of Fayetteville, WV, and a host of cousins, in laws, nieces, nephews, and friends.

Services will be Tuesday February 28, 2023 at Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, visitation will begin at 12:00 and funeral service will begin at 1:00 PM with Pastor Lloyd Hart officiating. Burial to follow at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens.

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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Oak Hill, WV
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