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Jessie Wilma Buie Lewis – March 13, 2018

Jessie Wilma Buie Lewis

In loving memory of Jessie Lewis who passed away in Susanville, CA on March 13, 2018·

Jessie was born June 30, 1917, in Cloudcroft New Mexico. Her parents were James Alexander Buie and MinnieMae Sewell Buie.

She went to the Lord March 13, 2018, after living the past 10 years in Lassen Nursing & Rehab and Eagle Lake Village, Susanville, CA.

Jessie was proceeded in death by her husband, Ira (Louie) David Lewis, Jr. her four children Geraldine Rice Charlan, Shirley Mae Rice Dillin, Ernestine Rice Fields and James Lewis and
grandson, Michael Fields and her brothers and sisters in New Mexico, Texas and Oregon.

She is survived by grandchildren Michel Dillin Lavin & Jack Lavin, Sandy Dillin, Rhonda Fields, Diane Charlan O’Brien, Denise Charlan Hoveland and Doug Charlan, two great-grandchildren and
two great-great-grandchildren.

Jessie moved to Susanville in the early 50’s with her 3 daughters Gerry, Shirley and Teenie. She worked at the White Fountain on Main Street across from Lassen High School. She enjoyed
working at the soda fountain serving the kids.

Jessie and Louie married November 20, 1957. Louie was employed at the Sierra Pacific Lumber Mill as a scaler.

Jessie was proud to serve the Lord at the St. Paul ‘s Lutheran Church for over 50 years. She loved being a Sunday school teacher, Alter Guild, and provided many of the flowers from her beautiful
garden for Sunday services.

She became a very accomplished painter. Winning several awards for her beautiful oil paintings, mostly of the local mountains and lakes.

In 1986 she was honored with the Lassen County Homemaker of the year through participation in the Lassen County Fair. She received many blue ribbons for her flowers, canned berries, fruit and vegetables grown in her yard, clothing, baked goods and artwork.

Jessie and her family enjoyed many wonderful years in Susanville.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, March 17, 2018, at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church at 105 Ash Street in Susanville followed by a graveside service at Diamond Crest Cemetery.


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