Obituary for Christine Lewis (Overacre)
Christine M. Lewis, 84, of Roanoke, went home peacefully to be with the Lord on Monday, November 20, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Arcadia, Botetourt County and formally of Bedford, Chris was a dedicated wife and mother who enjoyed sewing, antiquing, and restoring furniture.
Preceding her in death was her loving husband of over 65 years, Chester Lewis; parents, Ballard N. Overacre and Helen Vassar Bobbitt; sister, Elizabeth Overacre; and half-sister, Barbara Sigmon.
She is survived by her daughters, Debbie Meise (John), Linda Collins (Dave), Fay Fields (Alan), and Melody Collie (David); son, Jay Lewis; grandchildren, Paul Lewis, Erika Quesenberry (Ross), John Meise, Jr., Jacob Collie (Tanya), Andrew Collie, Zachary Collie, Mark Collie, Michael Collins, and Matthew Collins; great-grandchildren, Nathaniel, Noah, and Hannah Collie; sisters, Nancy Gillespie, Lois Pentaleri, Anne Feazelle, and Nellie Martin; and half-sister, Sylvia Burnette.
Visitation is scheduled from 4 to 7 p.m. on Friday, November 24, 2017, at the John M. Oakey & Son Funeral Home in Salem. The funeral service will take place at 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 25, 2017, in the funeral home’s chapel. The committal service will begin at 2 p.m. that afternoon at Timber Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery in Bedford. Rev. John Furman will officiate.
The family would like to thank the staff of Gentle Shepherd Hospice for their outstanding assistance during our time of need.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.johnmoakey.com