1936 - 2023
Date of Death: June 20, 2023
In profound sadness, the staff of Veasley Funeral Home & Cremations, Inc. want to express our sincere condolences to the Lewis Family. Peggy's earthly temple is now resting in the care of Rowell-Parish Mortuary. Revelations 21:4 says, "And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death; nor sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain, for the former things are passed away." Be assured that in the days ahead you will surely gain strength from the memories of Peggy Lewis.
Derrick Veasley ~ Director
Henry Veasley ~ Director
Pastor E.C. Maltbia ~ Chaplain
Peggy Lewis was a blessing from God; born on July 5, 1936 to
the late James Taylor and Lucille Deffebaugh-Taylor in Cane Hill, Arkansas.
She was called to take her eternal rest on Tuesday; June 20, 2023 in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
Peggy was preceded in death by her husband; Herbert Lewis and daughter; Inge Lewis.
Peggy made life-long impressions on each and every spirit she encountered throughout her life,
and her heart of gold shone through her vessel. She was admired and adored by many.
She was a patient and kind person, who sincerely loved her family. Although her time on this earth has
come to an end; her legacy continues on through all of those she touched. She will be missed by all who
loved and treasured her so dearly in life.
Peggy will forever be cherished and remembered by her Son: Danny (Michelle) Lewis of Van Buren,
Arkansas; her daughter: Denise (Pete) Peter of New Iberia, Louisiana. Her Grandsons: Christopher Peter,
Malcolm Peter, Darriawn Lewis and his mom (Karla); and a Step-grandson: Jermale (Raven) Jones. Her
Great-granddaughter: Jara Jones; and The Parhem Family: Gordon, Jeanne, Quinn and Sean.
Along with a host of other relatives and friends.
Celebration of life services will be held Saturday, July 8, 2023; 11am at New Hope Missionary
Baptist Church, 18 S. 14th Street in Van Buren, Arkansas 72956.
Visitation will be Friday, July 7, 2023; 5:30-7:30pm New Hope Missionary Baptist Church.
Committal service and final resting place will be held at the Fort Smith National Cemetery on
Monday, July 10, 2023 at 10 O’clock am.