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Joan Holmes Lewis: Loris

1954 – 2023

     Joan Holmes Lewis of Loris passed away on Sunday, April 16, at her home in Loris. She was 68.

     Born Aug. 26, 1954 in Loris, she was the daughter of the late Willie Isaac Holmes and the late Rosenell Cox Holmes.

     Mrs. Lewis loved to shop, garden, and spend time with her grandchildren. She was a member of Bayboro Baptist Church and will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.

     Survivors include her loving husband of 50 years, Brooks Lewis; two children, Andy Lewis (Heather) and Jo-Jo Lewis all of Loris; five grandchildren, Bailey Ford, Drew Lewis (Kensley), Riley Lewis, Lani Lewis, and Lexi Lewis; two great-grandchildren, Ansley Lewis and Kyler Lewis; mother-in-law Doretha Lewis; five brothers, Larry Holmes (Kelly), Jimmy Holmes (Gail), Jeff Holmes, Billy Holmes (Judy), and Roger Holmes (Carolyn); and two sisters, Gail Strickland and Jewell Stevens (Eddie).

     In addition to her parents, Mrs. Lewis was predeceased by her brother, Timmy Holmes; and four sisters, Lucille Moroff, Betty Gore, Phyllis Hendrix, and Jackie Hughes.

     Family would like to extend a special thank you to Dr. Eckert and Dr. Goldberg for their compassion and care.

     Funeral services were held at 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 19, at Bayboro Baptist Church with Pastor Paul Alford and Rev. Stevie Baker officiating. Committal services followed at Bayboro Cemetery.

     Those who wish may make memorials to Bayboro Baptist Church, 3901 Green Sea Road, Aynor, SC 29511.

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