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James Earl Lewis

December 18, 1955 — February 11, 2020

James Earl Lewis was born on December 18, 1955, in El Dorado, Arkansas, and grew up in Camden, Arkansas, where he attended school. As a young man, he later moved to Los Angeles, CA, where he resided until he gained his wings. He loved boxing, music, and playing the drums. His family and friends will miss his infectious smile and sense of humor.

He is preceded in death by his father Hozie Lewis, and his sister Christine Key.

He leaves to cherish his memories, his Mother Novell Lewis of El Dorado, Arkansas and Sister Gloria Byrd of Little Rock, Arkansas, and a host of relatives and friends.

Visitation will be Monday, February 24, 2020, at Sweet Home Baptist Church 1 hour before the service. Funeral Service will be Monday, February 24, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. at Sweet Home Baptist Church. Interment will be at St. Mark Cemetery under the direction of Sims Mortuary. Sign the guest book at

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Celebration of Life

Monday, February 24, 2020

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Sweet Home Baptist Church

1323 Swilley Rd
Smackover, AR 71762

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