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Doris Jean Lewis, 75, passed away Friday, August 16, 2019 in Chattanooga. She was baptized at an early age at Greater Friendship Missionary Baptist Church and later joined Greater Second Baptist Church. She was a 1963 graduate of Howard High School. Doris retired from Brock Candy Company. She was preceded in death by her parents, Arthur A. Anderson and Doris Z. Griffin; stepfather, Virgil Griffin; mother-in-law, Alberta Zuber; brothers, Arthur A. Anderson Jr., Ernest Delaney and Alfred Anderson. She leaves to cherish her memory, her husband of 52 years, Roy Lewis; daughter, Michelle Lewis; son, Tony Lewis; granddaughter, Penny Lewis; sisters, Joyce Yates (William), Vivian Sorrell (Ellis, Jr.), Barbara J. Peterson, Alfreda Cornwell and Pamela Griffin; sisters-in-law Carlotta (Troy) Lewis, Annie (Calvin) Lewis and cousin, Nathan (Chessie) Burch and a host of beloved nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. The body will lie in state Friday, August 23, 2019 after 12:00pm at John P. Franklin Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 7:00 pm. A funeral service will be held at 12:00 pm on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at New Zion Baptist Church. Interment: Lakewood East. Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 423-622-9995

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  • Saturday, August 17, 2019
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ John P. Franklin Funeral Home
  • Thursday, August 22, 2019
    My Deepest Condolences to the Family. I pray the love of God enfolds you during your journey through grief. “Blessed are those who mourn, for they shall be comforted.” Matthew 5:4 I love you Freida.
    ~ LaVonda Odum   Athens, AL
  • Saturday, August 17, 2019
    To the family of Ms. Doris Lewis, you all have my deepest condolences in the loss of your lovedd one. Praying Gods peace be with each of you. I love you Ms. Freida❤
    ~ Gloria Collins   Huntsville, AL
  • Saturday, August 17, 2019
    To the family of Ms. Doris Lewis, you all have my deepest condolences in the loss of your lovedd one. Praying Gods peace be with each of you. I love you Ms. Freida❤
    ~ Gloria Collins   Huntsville, AL
  • Monday, August 19, 2019
    My Deepest Condolences to the Family May God Bless and Keep You All..
    ~ Illyasah Stroud   Cleveland, OH
  • Monday, August 19, 2019
    My Deepest Condolences to the Family May God Bless and Keep You All..
    ~ Illyasah Stroud   Cleveland, OH
  • Tuesday, August 20, 2019
    My heart is full. I know that God makes no mistakes and she will be truly missed. She was a wonderful person and a great aunt I love you tell my dad and granny I said hello and I miss them as well
    ~ Stephanie Delaney   Chattanooga, TN