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Jeremiah Lewis

Oct. 14, 1935 – Jan. 8, 2020

Jeremiah Lewis, 84, of Eufaula, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2020, at the Eufaula Manor Nursing Home. Jeremiah was born on Oct. 14, 1935, in Eufaula, Oklahoma the son of Frank and Elizabeth (Narcomey) Lewis. He attended Eufaula High School.

Jeremiah then joined the United States Army on Dec. 8, 1954. He served during the Korean War and received the Good Conduct Medal. He was honorably discharged on Nov. 30, 1956. Jeremiah was employed at the Indian Health Services for 35 years.

Jeremiah was a member of the Eufaula VFW and the Muskogee (Creek) Nation Honor Guard. He was a member of the West Eufaula Indian Baptist Church.

One of Jeremiah’s favorite things to do was to go to auctions.

His whole world was his three boys and his grandchildren.

Survivors include: his sons, Jerry Lewis, Michael Lewis and wife Stephanie and Lance Lewis and wife Heather; his brother, Clifford Lewis of Edmond; his sisters, Christine Mc-Intosh-Breeden of Eufaula, Shirlene Lewis-Ade of Wetumka, Augustine Lewis-Williams of Muskogee and Remona Hill of Nashville, Illinois; 11 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

He is preceded in death by his parents, a brother, Phillip Lewis and a sister, Frankie Carr.

A funeral service was held at 11 a.m., Monday, Jan. 13 at the North Fork Baptist Church with Rev. Sidney Lee and Rev. Jake Jackson officiating.

Pallbearers were James Lewis, Andrew Jeremiah Lewis, Jackson Jeremiah Lewis, Lee McIntosh, David Ade and Jay Duncan.

Honorary pallbearers were the Muskogee (Creek) Nation Honor Guard, Bud McCombs, Axel Lewis, Jacob Maddox, Dan Coachman, Michael Ramsey and Tristan Ramsey.

A burial with military honors followed at the Greenwood Cemetery under the direction of Hunn, Black & Merritt Funeral Home & Crematory.

Online condolences may be made to the family at

The Eufaula Indian Journal

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