Death Notice




Gary Duane Lewis Sr., 60, of Outlook died Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2007, at his home.

He was born Oct. 6, 1946, in Sunnyside to George Alfred Henry and Marjorie Blanche (Besst) Lewis.

On May 25, 1978, he married Linda Kay Hanks in Prosser.

He is survived by his loving wife, Linda K. Lewis of Outlook; four daughters, Sarah Stokes and husband, Newell, Debra Tilley and husband, Shawn, all of Albany, Ore., Lavella Blanche Lewis of Rochester, Wa. and Devin Lewis and finance, Alex Alaniz of Sunnyside; and one son, Gary Duane Lewis Jr. of Sunnyside. He is also survived by his mother, Marjorie Colbert of Sunnyside; six sisters, Opal Stice of Poulsbo, Carol Zavala and Jeannie Getsinger, both of Mabton, Ida Acosta of Yakima, Neoma Dawson and Donna Colbert, both of Grandview; and two brothers, Merle Lewis of Grandview and Fred Lewis of White Swan.

He was preceded in death by his father, George Lewis; a daughter, Rachel Lewis; a sister, Betty Rose Lewis; and a brother, George David Lewis.

Viewing and visitation will be held Thursday, March 1, 2007, from 2 to 8 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside. Funeral services will be held Friday, March 2, 2007, at 1 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside, with burial to follow at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens.

Family and friends are invited to share in fellowship and refreshments immediately following the service at Sunnyside Community Center, Southhill Road. Smith Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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