Daily Progress, Jacksonville, TX

August 6, 2013

Jimmie Ray Lewis

Jacksonville Daily Progress

JACKSONVILLE — Graveside services for Mr. Jimmie Ray Lewis, age 91, of Jacksonville will be held at 11 a.m., Wed., Aug. 7, at the Lewis Family Cemetery with Rev. Lester Foreman officiating.  

Jimmie Ray Lewis was born Aug. 11, 1921, in Reese to Neil Ray Lewis and Inez Cariker Lewis.  He had served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and was a well known Jacksonville cattleman.  Jimmie died on Aug. 4, 2013, at a local nursing home.  

He was preceded in death by his parents as well as two brothers, Edgar Lewis of Lovelady and Hubert Lewis of Jacksonville.  Jimmie is survived by a sister, Elizabeth Collins of Dallas, numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.  Visitation will be Tuesday evening from  6 to 8 p.m. at the Boren-Conner Funeral Home in Jacksonville.