Helen Gleason Lewis

Born: Tue., Nov. 16, 1920
Died: Sat., Jan. 15, 2011

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Helen Gleason Lewis, age 90, of the Liberty Community died Saturday, January 15, 2011 at her home. Helen was born in Bushnell, South Dakota on November 16, 1920 to the late J. Gleason and Mabel Hulser Gleason and raised in Iowa where she graduated from Peterson High School. She married John H. Lewis, whom she met in San Diego while he was in the Navy. Helen was a wonderful loving wife, mother, sister and friend. She loved to read novels and grow flowers. A former resident of Marietta, GA, she had lived in the Liberty Community with her daughter for the last eleven years.

Mrs. Lewis was preceded in death by her husband John Henry Lewis in 1993, and three sisters, June Berg, Barbara Hill and Julia Tuck. She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie and Alfred Leclerc of the Liberty Community. Also surviving are her son, Doug Lewis of Woodstock; two grandchildren, Rhea and Jeff and a great grandson, Ryker; and a number of other relatives and friends. Helen will be sorely missed by her neighbors in Double Branches who all loved her dearly.

Graveside services will be held Friday, January 21, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. at Oakland Cemetery, 495th Street, Peterson, Iowa 51047. The family requests memorials be made to The American Red Cross, 490 Pulaski Street, Athens, GA 30601 or the Alzheimer''s Association, Georgia Chapter, 1925 Century Blvd., Suite 10, Atlanta, GA 30345. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of local arrangements. Visit us online at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the guest register. Warner Funeral Home, 3 E. 3rd Street, Peterson, IA 51047 (712) 295-7151, is in charge of arrangements in Peterson, Iowa.

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Bonnie Lewis Leclerc
   Posted Mon January 17, 2011
What a wonderfull mother and friend. I will miss her deeply for the rest of my life.

Norine Dugan
   Posted Tue January 18, 2011
So sad to learn your news. My thoughts and prayers, love and hugs to you Bonnie and Al. Mom will be terribly missed.

Stacy & Sally Adams
   Posted Tue January 18, 2011
You are in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Rhea Lewis
   Posted Wed January 19, 2011
I love you and miss you sooooo much grandma... you are now at peace and with grandpa. I cant wait to see you again one day. I Love you!!

your son
   Posted Wed January 19, 2011

   Posted Wed January 19, 2011
We pray that our decisions were in your best interest. We love you dearly and we are grateful for your love/wisdom. SHANTI

Ray & Sherry Deaton
   Posted Thu January 20, 2011
Dear Bonnie & Al, We are so sorry that your sweet, loving mother has passed on. We have many good memories of Helen that we will carry with us. Please know that our thoughts will be with you during this tough time.

Bonnie Leclerc
   Posted Wed January 26, 2011
She well Never be seen again Rhea except in Heaven This is a very tough time to go thru By myself. Family in Iowa was great I am sorry that you and your dad did not come.

   Posted Sat January 29, 2011
Had a very nice Reception today for mom. The Nieghbors were there. Sherry you were great to do that. And I loved seeing every one. Mom would have been so proud.

Bonnie Leclerc
   Posted Mon February 14, 2011
Mom is in my heart everyday and I miss you so much on this special day. No hershey kisses to give you.