Margaret Drury Lewis Sternberger
FUNERAL HOME
Greenoaks Funeral Home
9595 Florida Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA
Margaret Drury Lewis Sternberger, a native of Hunter, AR and a resident of Baton Rouge, LA and Hammond, LA, passed away on February 18, 2017, at The Crossing at Clarity Hospice, at the age of 95. She was a wonderful lady, loved by all and a loving child of God. She was a member of the South Baton Rouge Church of Christ. As a young woman, she worked for Gulf States Utilities and retired from the EBR Parish School Board. She loved to play bridge and canasta and had been a member of the PEO Chapter, Garden Club, Lionesses and Daughters of the American Revolution. Margaret is survived by seven grandchildren, Josh Lewis and wife, Yoko (Osaka, Japan), Trent Lewis (Baton Rouge, LA), Lindsay L. Thomas (Nashville, TN), Arthur Cullen Lewis IV (San Diego, CA), Chandler Lewis (Austin, TX), Whitney Lewis (Austin, TX), Cameron Lewis (New Orleans, LA); her son-in-law, Arthur Cullen Lewis III "Bubba"; two precious great-grandchildren, Arthur Cullen Lewis V "Ace" (San Diego, CA) and Eleanor Thomas (Nashville, TN) and numerous nieces and nephews. Margaret is preceded in death by her mother, Eula Mae Below Drury (Baton Rouge, LA); her father, John F. Drury (Clay, KY); her first husband, Dr. Frank E. Lewis II; her second husband, Ivy Sternberger; two children, Frank E. Lewis II and Peggy Lewis; two brothers, Francis Drury and Joe L. Drury and three sisters, Ernestine D. Chollette, Georgia D. Crouse and Emma D. Behrens, all of Baton Rouge, LA. Visitation will be held on February 22, 2017, at Greenoaks Funeral Home, 9595 Florida Blvd., Baton Rouge, LA, from 9:00AM until time of funeral service at 10:00AM. Burial will immediately follow at Greenoaks Memorial Park. Family and friends my sign the online guestbook or leave a personal note to the family at www.greenoaksfunerals.com.
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Published by The Advocate from Feb. 20 to Feb. 22, 2017.
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I just wanted to say how sorry I was to hear of Mrs. Sternberger's passing. I was one of her home health therapists. She was so motivated and I admired how she faced any obstacle or illness bravely and always wanted more and more therapy to keep herself strong. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.
Becky Hawke
Acquaintance
February 22, 2017
My favorite memories of "Aunt Margaret" (as I call her) date back to 1996. I was getting ready to marry my wife, Barbara McDanell, who went to church with Aunt Margaret. We had a $200.00 budget to begin our life as Mr. And Mrs. Spike James. Being the kind of person she was, she hosted a bridal shower for us which gave us a jump start on life. I have never forgotten this kindness, and my love for her has grown over the past 50 years, because she always made me feel as part of her family. She will be missed by all of us. Spike James
Morris James
February 21, 2017
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