Willie Mae Lewis

March 2, 1932 ~ August 13, 2023 (age 91) 91 Years Old

Willie Lewis Obituary

Elder Willie Mae Lewis, affectionately known as Honey, was born March 2, 1932, to the late Jim Lewis Jr. and Pearl Dokes in Dermott, Arkansas.

Elder Willie Mae Lewis confessed a hope in Christ at an early age. Throughout her life Elder Lewis was known to be the backbone of her family and to lend a helping hand where there was a need. She thrived on getting the family together for family functions and was a known diva in her own right. You couldn’t tell her she wasn’t sharp when it came to dressing. She would be dressed from head to toe. She was a mother of the Spirit of the Lord God Church where Bishop Kenny Wright served as her pastor.

 On Sunday, August 13, 2023, Elder Lewis left this earthly home to enjoy her heavenly reward. She is reunited with all of her siblings: Jim Lewis, Lee Lewis, John Lewis, Charles Lewis, Alice Mae Dokes, Febbie Plummer, and Mildred Lewis.

She is also re-united with her children: Johnny L. Holmes, John H. Holmes, Dorothy Redmon, Terry A. Beckton, Bobby Joe Johnson, Vickie W. Gantt, and Kathy R. Lewis; a nephew/adopted son Scottie Lewis and a special niece; Emma J. Wiley.

 She leaves her legacy to her sons: Robert E. Johnson (Lover Powell) and Raymond L. Johnson (Natalie) both of Little Rock, Arkansas and a special daughter, Gloria Penn, of Little Rock, Arkansas. Special sisters: Lois Powell and Ophelia Watson. Special nieces: Alice Plummer, Rosa Hardnett, Ivory Smith, Donna Hampton, and Mildred Plummer; and a special nephew/adopted son Bobby Wesley, A great number of grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great great-grandchildren, and great great great-grandchildren from the Holmes, Coakley, Beckton, Gantt, Johnson, and Lewis family; along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and the Spirt of the Lord God Church family

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August 25, 2023

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Spirit of the Lord God Church
7225 Oakley Dr.
Mabelvale, AR 72103

Funeral Service
August 26, 2023

1:00 PM
Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church
4820 W. 65th St.
Little Rock, AR 72209


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