For as much as it pleased the Almighty God who permitted death to choose one of his children to bring home to rest, Percy Lewis went to be with his Heavenly Father on Friday, May 20, 2011 at his residence.
He was reared and attended school in Mt. Enterprise, Texas. He served in the U.S. Army as a Sergeant during WW II, receiving an honorable discharge. He moved to Galveston in 1946 and united with the Jerusalem Baptist Church, he later united with Trinity Baptist Church and at the time of his death he was a member of the Live Oak Baptist Church. He served as a Deacon,
Sunday school teacher, in the Brotherhood, and with the Prayer Band.
He is survived by his devoted and loving wife of 51 years, Ida Lewis; four daughters, Nelvin Wiley (Jonas), Paula Hameed, Jacqueline Harris (Sammie), Kim Williams; son, John Lewis; eight grandchildren, two great grandchildren; brother, John Lewis of Round Rock, TX.; sister, Annabelle Starling of Mt. Enterprise, TXs; three sister-in-laws, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Viewing will begin at 9AM on Saturday, May 28, 2011, at the Live Oak Baptist Church, followed by a service celebrating his life at 11:00 AM with Pastor Vernon L. Baines officiating.
He will be laid to rest on Tuesday, May 31st in the Houston National Cemetery.