Barbara Ann McGowan Lewis, 80, Harkers Island, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 29, 2019, at the Crystal Coast Hospice House, with her family by her side.
Her funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 1, 2019, at Grace Holiness Church, officiated by Pastor Curtis Going. Interment will follow at Lewis Cemetery on Harkers Island.
Barbara is survived her husband of 64 years, and the love of her life, Dennie F. Lewis. She was originally from Vanceboro, North Carolina but met Dennie in April of 1955, they married on October 12, 1955, and then resided on Harkers Island. Barbara obtained her CNA and spent many happy years working at Taylor Extended Care.
She is also survived by her three daughters, Evangeline Joy Lewis of Morehead City, Belinda Lewis House and husband Richard of Otway and Dena Rebecca Lewis and husband Robert of Marshellberg. Barbara was blessed with nine grandchildren, Daniel Lewis of Morehead City, Monica Hernandez and husband Arthur of Washington, DC, Breanna House, Arianna House, Christina House, all of Otway, David Gill, Rebecca Gill, Stephen Gill and Jacob Gill, all of Marshallberg; as well as two great-grandchildren, Ilianna and Joshua Hernandez of Washington, DC. She is also survived by her siblings, Margaret Carroll Griffin of Straits, Margie Morris of Wilmington, Belva Wells of Newport and Charles McGowan of New York.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Floyd and Margaret McGowan; sisters, Lillie Mae Rivera of Ohio and Joyce Proctor of Vanceboro; and brothers, A.J. McGowan, Ralph McGowan, both of Chocowinity and Howard McGowan and JD McGowan, both of Virginia.
The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. on Sunday, December 1, 2019, at Grace Holiness Church.
Flowers are welcome.
Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at www.mundenfuneralhome.net
Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home and Crematory in Morehead City, NC.
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