Patricia Gail Tilson Lewis, 74, peacefully went home to her loving Father on July 14, 2021, with her family by her side. Born in Erwin, TN, she was the wonderful and devoted daughter of the late Buster Tilson and Goldean Crawford Tilson. Pat spent most of her life in the Hampton Roads area where she met the love of her life, Dale, in 1962. Survived by her loving husband of 59 years, she spent her life serving the Lord, loving her husband, and caring for her family. Pat was an active member at Old Powhatan Baptist Church in Powhatan, VA.
Pat is survived by her husband, Dale Edwin Lewis Sr.; daughter, Pam Lewis Hash (John); son, Dale Edwin Lewis Jr. (Angie); daughter, Missy Lewis Martin (Tim), sisters, Brenda Burton and Lisa Forrest. She is also survived by 10 grandchildren, Sarah (Alec), Katie (Michael), Celeste (Chris), Frank (Brittany), John III (Moya), Claire, Kalynn (Nick), Grace, Anna, and Luke. She was preceded in death by her parents, her sister Shirley Coleman, and her grandson Bryce Lewis. Pat was also a proud great-grandma to 14 great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends and loved ones on Sunday, July 18th from 6:00-8:00 pm at Old Powhatan Baptist Church 2202 Old Church Rd. Powhatan, VA. A Celebration of Life service will be held on Monday, July 19th at 11 am also at Old Powhatan Baptist Church. A graveside service will follow at 3:00 pm at Mt. Zion Baptist Church Cemetery in New Canton, VA. Memorial Donations in Pat’s name may be made to Bon Secours Richmond Health Care Foundation online at www.bsvaf.org/makeagift. Donations in Pat’s name can also be made online to Old Powhatan Baptist Church at powhatanbaptist.org/give-online.