Verlon Maxine Lewis was born January 16, 1927, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, to Herman Bryan and Clara Minnie Hanoch Robinson. She died Wednesday, April 7, 2021, in Tulsa at the age of 94 years. Verlon completed her secondary education in Tulsa and was a graduate of Central High School. She was married April 25, 1947, in Tulsa, to Harold Franklin Lewis. Verlon spent most of her working life caring for children. She had a home day care for 64 years and cared for many children. She was strong in her Christian faith and was a longtime faithful member of the Turley United Methodist Church. She loved her church family and serving her church. Her own family was most important to her, especially the grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchild who affectionately knew her as “Grandma Verlon” and “Memaw”.
Those she leaves behind who hold many cherished memories include:
Daughter; Vickie Crossman, of Turley, Oklahoma
Son; James Lewis and wife Anita, of Chouteau, Oklahoma
Grandchildren; Melanie Crossman and companion Johnny Thompson, of Turley, Oklahoma
Michael Crossman and wife Linda, of Frisco, Texas
Kristi Murray and husband Kevin, of Claremore, Oklahoma
Dee Meyer and husband Justin, of Pryor, Oklahoma
Great grandchildren; Alex Thompson, Allie Crossman,
Nathaniel Crossman, Nicholas Crossman
Triston Rankin and wife Lexy
Rayven Yohn and husband Joe
Payton Gariss, Sawyer Murray, and MaKinzie Ruddick
Great grandchild; Luna
Brother; Allen Robinson and wife Doris, of Owasso, Oklahoma
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, Harold Lewis, son -in-law, Bill Crossman, five brothers, four sister-in-laws, great granddaughter, Kalley and nieces.
Memorial service will be Saturday, April 17 at 2:00 p.m. at Turley United Methodist Church. Arrangements and services were entrusted to Mowery Funeral Service of Owasso.