A Funeral Ceremony will be celebrated Monday, March 3, 2014 at 1:00 pm at Fountain Memorial Funeral Home in Lafayette for Levern "Cooter" Lewis, 86, who passed away Friday, February 28, 2014 at the Heart Hospital of Lafayette. Visitation will be observed at Fountain Memorial Funeral Home in Lafayette on Monday, March 3, 2014 from 9:00 am until the time of services. Interment will follow in Fountain Memorial Cemetery in Lafayette. Pastor Emeritus Francis P. Martin of Family Life Christian Fellowship in Lafayette will officiate. Cooter was born July 17, 1927 in Laurel, MS and was a resident of Acadiana. He graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi in Hattiesburg, MS with a Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education. A proud veteran, he served as a PVT E-2 in the Army. Cooter worked as a Salesman for Tubular Technology for many years. He was a member of Family Life Church in Lafayette. He loved the outdoors, especially hunting, fishing, barbecuing, sports and traveling. He will be deeply missed by all who had the honor of knowing him. Levern is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years, Helen Jones Lewis of Lafayette; one son, Michael Lewis and his wife Donetta of Lafayette; one daughter, Rhonda Lewis of Laurel, MS; one grandson, Brandon Lewis of West Virginia; and numerous dear nieces, nephews and friends. He was preceded in death by his parents, W.B. and Rowena Lewis. The family wishes to thank the staff of the Heart Hospital of Lafayette and Heart of Hospice, for the compassionate care given to Levern and his family. Online obituary and guest book may be viewed at www.fountainmemorialfuneralhome.com. Fountain Memorial Funeral Home and Cemetery of Lafayette, 1010 Pandora St., (337) 981-7098 is in charge of arrangements.
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Fountain Memorial Funeral Home
1010 Pandora St
Lafayette, LA 70506
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Mar. 1 to Mar. 2, 2014