Archive for Wednesday, December 24, 2003

Otho D. Lewis


December 24, 2003

Funeral services for Otho D. Lewis, 93, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Ninth Street Baptist Church, Lawrence. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Lawrence.
Mr. Lewis died Monday, Dec. 22, 2003, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center.
He was born April 7, 1910, in Eudora, the son of William and Lula Gatewood Lewis. He was a longtime resident of Lawrence.
Mr. Lewis served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He worked for Herc-ules and later in custodial services for Kansas University. He was a member of the Ninth Street Baptist Church.
He married Mildred Taylor on July 1, 1965, in Eudora. She died Aug. 14, 1995.
Survivors include a nephew, Burgess W. Rennels Sr., Lawrence; and many great-nieces and great-nephews.
The family will greet friends from 10 a.m. until service time at the church.
The family suggests memorials to the Ninth Street Baptist Church, sent in care of Warren-McElwain Funeral Home, 120 W. 13th St., Lawrence 66044.
Online condolences may be sent to, subject: Lewis.

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