Joyce Langston Lewis

February 12, 1929 - October 15, 2021

Joyce Evelyn Lewis, 92, of Kountze, died Friday, October 15, 2021.  She was born on February 12, 1929, in Olive, to Winnie Mae Legg Langston and Ira Charles Langston.

Mrs. Lewis was the oldest charter member of First Baptist Church of Kountze.  She was a seamstress, treasurer of SCAT and volunteered at Kountze Nursing Home and the Kountze Elementary School.  Mrs. Lewis will be remembered as a loving wife, mother, and grandma.

Survivors include her daughters, Susan McBride of Beaumont and Beverly McKee of Kountze; sons, Wesley Lewis and his wife, Pam, of Kountze and Cary Lewis and his wife, Evadean, of Hampton, Kentucky; grandchildren, Jed and his wife, Michelle, Bambi and her husband, Mark, Beth and her husband, Jonas, Philip, Weston and his wife, Megan, John and his wife, Courtney, and Kristen and her husband, Chance; fourteen great-grandchildren; one great-great-granddaughter; numerous nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband of forty-nine years, Worty Lewis; sisters, Ruby Scroggins, Ina Rae Langston, and Edwina Oliver; and nephew, Charles Moore.

A gathering of Mrs. Lewis’ family and friends will begin at 1:00 p.m., with her funeral service at 2:00 p.m., Monday, October 18, 2021, at First Baptist Church, 100 West Monroe, Kountze.  Her interment will follow at Old Hardin Cemetery, Kountze.

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Gathering of Family and Friends

  • October 18, 2021
  • 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Funeral Service

  • October 18, 2021
  • 2:00 pm


Old Hardin Cemetery
  • Old Cemetery Road, Texas, 77625,
  • October 18, 2021

Comments (9)

    Mary A Swearingen says:

    Family…What a beautiful picture of your Mom…She was a very kind and hard working Lady..I enjoyed being around at SCAT events..She poured her heart into anything she did…I know her loss leaves a big hole in each of you’lls hearts and her many Friends..God bless you each.. Sadly Mary Swearingen

    Mary A Fears says:

    What a wonderful lady, mother and grandmother. Her family was everything and I could tell, she was proud of each and everyone of you. I know she will be missed but the memories will be great.
    Mary Fears

    Mary Adams says:

    Praying God’s comfort for you and your family.

    george shumaker says:

    George and I just want you all to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Sherry Laird says:

    Susan, Beverly, Wesley & Cary, I am so very sorry for your loss. She always seemed glad to see me as I was her. So Sweet and Kind. Thoughts and Prayers for all of the family. May you find comfort and peace knowing she is with Jesus and rejoicing on the Streets of Gold. I know you have lots of Precious Memories of her. I will always remember her fondly. Love to you all. Sherry Clark Laird (Alta Rae Hargraves’ daughter).

    mary ann shumaker says:

    George and I are so sorry for the loss of your mother she sounded like a beautiful person one alot like you. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Love, Mary Ann & George Shumaker

    Juanita Johnson says:

    A Dear Friend for many years, Joyce was very special special and has now joined Heaven’s Angel Band with many that were waiting for her to get there. Love to all the Family.

    Deborah Laird Walker says:

    To the Lewis family,

    So sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom. I know you will miss her greatly. May your memories of her give you comfort in the days and years to come. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.

    Richard and Janet Standley says:

    To the Family,

    Miss Joyce was a Special, Sweet Lady. She always had a smile on her face. She would come up and give u a hug and ask u how u are doing. Miss Joyce will be truly missed. Sending thoughts and hugs to the family. God bless the family.

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