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Billy Demaray Lewis

Lewis-Billy-pic-1Billy Demaray Lewis age 70, of Pine Ridge, Arkansas went to be with his Lord at his home surrounded by his wife, children, and grandchildren on Wednesday June 01, 2016.

He was born in Opal, Arkansas on September 3, 1945 to the late Bill Lewis and Lura Carter Lewis. Billy retired from U.S. Motors after 33 years and went on to drive a school bus for Oden School District for 15 years. Mr. Lewis was a Deacon of Little Hope Baptist Church and enjoyed playing his guitar at church with family. He was a member of the Pine Ridge Fire Department and a Gideon.  Billy was a loving and kind husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, uncle and friend to all who knew him. He will dearly missed.

He is survived by, wife, Doris Lewis of Pine Ridge, Arkansas; son, Scooter Lewis and wife Misty of Pine Ridge, Arkansas; daughters, Lisa Myers and husband Russell of Mena, Arkansas, Dana Hunt and husband Tommy of Dardanelle, Arkansas, Stacy Kennedy and husband Andy of Pine Ridge, Arkansas; grandchildren, Savannah Todd and husband Robert, Talbot Dorrough, Candace Rowe and husband Kyle, Dalton Myers and wife Summer, Gabby Yarbough, Coby Kennedy and wife Ashley, Hannah Hunt, Dezeray Lewis, Shelbie Kennedy, Jeff Lewis, Brandon Lewis, and Matt Lewis; great-

grandchildren, Kandon Rowe, Wade Todd, Bryar Yarbough, Remi Lewis, Rhett Todd, Jaydon Rowe, and Lilly May Myers; brothers, Buddy Lewis of Carlisle, Arkansas, Anthony Lewis of Mena, Arkansas, Gary Lewis of Prescott, Arkansas;

sisters, Melba Head of Mena, Arkansas and Etha Driggers of Pearcy, Arkansas.

He was preceded in death by, his parents, Bill and Lura Lewis; great-granddaughter, Victoria Grace Hunt; step-mother, Lillian Lewis; brothers, Doyle Lewis, Delbert Lewis, and Don Lewis, and nephews Jeff Lewis and JJ Ramsey.

Funeral service will be Friday, June 3, 2016, 10:00 a.m. at Little Hope Baptist Church in Pine Ridge, Arkansas with Brother Andy Kennedy officiating. Interment will follow in the Hillside Cemetery in Sulpher Springs under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.

A private family viewing at 5:30-6:00 p.m. for family.

Family and friend’s visitation will be Thursday, June 2, 2016 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood.


  1. I really admired Billy. His faith in Jesus Christ was unyielding and he dearly loved people. I am blessed that I got to know him.

  2. My condolences to the entire Lewis Family. Bro. Billy was quite a character and had a wonderful personality. He was always a job to be around.

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