Norman Ferrell Lewis
Wed, 12/14/2016 - 5:00am
Funeral services for Norman Ferrell Lewis were held 2:00 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 at the First United Methodist Church of Davis with Pastor Steve Harshaw officiating. Interment, with military honors, followed at the Green Hill Cemetery in Davis. Norman was born on May 28, 1927 in St Louis, Okla., to the late John Newton and Thelma Faye (Green) Lewis. He died Tuesday, Dec. 6, in Ardmore, at the age of 89 years. Norman and the former Ms. Juanita Ruth McDaniel were married on March 31, 1948 in Marietta. Norman grew up in Davis. During his senior year of school, Norman enlisted in the United States Army and served from 1946 until he was honorably discharged on February 24, 1948. After returning from his military service, Norman spent several years working as a roughneck and pumper in the oilfield. He later worked as a maintenance mechanic for Stromberg Carlson for many years, retiring in 1989. Norman dedicated 30+ years working as a reserve deputy for the Murray County Sheriff’s Dept. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing, serving as a mechanic and reloading bullets for his firearms. Norman was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Davis. Survivors include his wife, Juanita; one son, John Lewis and wife Sally of Davis; daughter in law, Becky Lewis of Moore; four grandchildren, Amber Lewis Culbert and husband Stephen, Bryan Lewis and wife Kaci, Mitch Lewis and Travis Southerland and wife Tasha; as well as four great-grandchildren, Megan and Liam Culbert, Creedan Southerland and Payton Hodges. In addition to his parents, Norman was preceded in death by one son, Norman Keith Lewis; as well as an infant sister. Serving as pallbearers were Bryan Lewis, Mitch Lewis, Travis Southerland, Stephen Culbert, Thad Sandusky and Keith Sandusky. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorials be made to the First United Methodist Church of Davis. Services were entrusted to Hale’s Funeral Home of Davis. Online condolences may be offered at halesfuneralhomes.com.