Doris Ruth Lewis, 84, Olathe, formerly of Iola, passed away Saturday, June 29, 2013, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center in Merriam.
Doris was born Jan. 23, 1929, in Iola, the daughter of Lloyd Sanford and Mamie Pearl (Gregg) Northcutt. She graduated from Iola High School.
On Oct. 20, 1948, Doris married Paul Adren Lewis. He became an Assembly of God minister and they served churches in Kansas, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Alabama and Mississippi. She also became an ordained Assembly of God minister and assisted him in his work. They retired in 1988 and returned to Iola. He preceded her in death Nov. 18, 1989.
Survivors are her daughter Alesa Miller and husband, Jeffrey, De Soto; two brothers Don Northcutt and wife, Andrea, Gas, and Lloyd “Sonny” Northcutt and wife, Sandy, LaHarpe; brother-in-law Max Lewis and wife, LaVonne, Gas; sister-in-law Twyla Norman, Iola; three grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday, July 9, 2013, at Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Chapel in Iola.
Memorials can be made to De Soto Rotary Club for Polio Plus. Memorial gifts may be left with Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola, which is in charge of arrangements.
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