Florence Lewis

Obituary of Florence Marie Lewis

Florence Marie Lewis of Dade City, FL returned to the lord while asleep at home Sunday, March 7, 2021, after a two-and-half-year battle with chemical-induced pulmonary fibrosis. She was a member of Christ Fellowship in Tampa. She is survived by her husband Barry Ellis Lewis. Flo, as she preferred to be called, was born, and raised in Cherokee, NC as a member of the Big Cove Community. A Pediatric ER nurse by trade, she loved working in the hustle and bustle of the ER where the pressure was high and where she excelled. A veteran of the Navy, she had previously worked as an Aerographer’s Mate, mapping ships’ courses according to the weather and ocean currents. Above all, Flo loved her children and grandchildren. She worked hard, always picking up extra hours at work to make sure they had everything they needed. Flo is survived by her daughter Tashina/Dore, Her Son Jimmy/Nicole, Her Son Toma/Patricia, Her Son Bennie/Melissa, Her Son Bobby/ Brittany, Her Grandchildren, Skylar, Adrianna, Dayanara, Maybelle, Teagan, Tanner, and the unborn, Rylee, her great-grandchildren, her sister Candy Ross/Mark, and one Uncle Jack Lossiah/Ruth, in-laws Byron Lewis, Belinda Lewis, and mother-in-law Juanita Lewis, as well as several cousins, nieces, and nephews whom she loved very much. She is preceded in death by her grandparents John Rome Lossiah, Charlotte Welch Lossiah, her father Leroy Ross, her mother Martha Ross, Her Brother Darrell Ross, Sister Gwen Ross as well as several aunts, uncles, and cousins. A visitation will be held for Florence on Friday, March 12 2021 in the chapel of Long House Funeral Home in Cherokee, NC from 10am-2pm. A formal funeral service will start at 2pm in the chapel with Pastor Scott Chekelelee officiating. An immediate burial will follow the service in The Lossiah Family Cemetery in the Big Cove Community of Cherokee, NC. Pall Bearers will be among family and friends. Long House Funeral Home assisted the family with final arrangements.
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Friday
12
March

Visitation

10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Friday, March 12, 2021
Long House Funeral Home Chapel
407 Wolftown Rd
Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
828-497-1408
Friday
12
March

Service

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Friday, March 12, 2021
Long House Funeral Home Chapel
407 Wolftown Rd.
Cherokee, North Carolina, United States
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