MISSION – Gay Frances Lewis, 79, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 8., 2017, in McAllen.
Mrs. Lewis was born to Tuny and Ean Malone on April 15, 1937, in Clovis N.M. and graduated from Hereford High School in 1955. She married Gene Lewis on June 5, 1955. They farmed for 15 years south of Dimmitt and moved to the Rio Grande Valley in 1969 to become citrus growers.
Survivors include her husband, Gene Lewis; children, Robby Lewis of Bertram, Rusty Lewis of Edinburg, Randi Mena of Monte Alto and Becky Miller of Mission; and six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Denis Ray Malone and Jerry Malone; and son, Ricky Lewis.
A graveside service was held on Feb. 10 at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery.