Mr. Thad “Ted” Lewis, age 81, of Adel, Georgia passed away on November 7, 2022 at Tift Regional Medical Center in Tifton, Georgia. Mr. Lewis was born on July 6, 1941 in Cook County to the late Hugh Dorsey Lewis and Esta Mae Sorrell Lewis. He lived all of his life in Cook County, was a retired farmer and a member of Massee Baptist Church.
Mr. Lewis is survived by his wife, Hilda Griner Lewis of Adel; two sons and a daughter-in-law, Ken and Rhonda Lewis, Craig Lewis, all of Adel; a daughter and son-in-law, Gwyn and Tony Thornton of Adel; five grandchildren: Courtney Lewis, Dorsey Lewis, Grayson Lewis, Larry Thornton and Clarissa Aldinger, all of Adel; three great-grandchildren; two brothers and sisters-in-law: James and Julia Lewis and Joe and Susan Lewis, all of Adel; three sisters and one brother-in-law: Marjorie Lewis and Mary Smitherman, both of Adel, and Phebie and David Sinclair of Marshallville, North Carolina. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother, Randall Lewis, and a sister, Vonnie Hancock.
Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM on Friday, November 11, 2022 at the Chapel of Boone Funeral Home with Rev. Phillip Badley and Rev. Tommy Bussey officiating. Interment followed at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens. Visitation took place from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Thursday, November 10, 2022 at Boone Funeral Home. Dorsey Lewis, Grayson Lewis, Jason Lewis, Tommy Hester, Dewade Bostic, Brent Bloser and Trammell Dukes served as active pallbearers; honorary pallbearers included Stanley Boyette, Jared Howell, Alan Dukes, Dorsey Holt, Parrish Adkins and Sonny Griner. “Far Side Bank of Jordan,” “Outskirts of Heaven” and “I Call It Home” were special music selections played at the service.
Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.boonefunerals.com. Boone Funeral Home, Inc. is serving the Lewis family.