Ann Jones Lewis passed away peacefully April 8, 2019 in Roswell, Georgia after a long illness. Born in Kuttawa, Kentucky June 9, 1932, during the Great Depression, Ann is predeceased by her parents, R. Tritt Jones and Gladys (“Jack”) Martin Jones, and her sister Virginia Morris.Ann is survived by her daughter, Julie M. Lewis Puscheck (Bret) of Atlanta, Georgia, her son, R. Matthew Lewis of Columbus, Ohio, grandchildren Justin, Mallory and Maura (Puscheck), her brother Robert Tritt Jones of McMinville, Tennessee (Peggy), sister Sara Jones Harper (Charles) of North Carolina, and many beloved nieces and nephews.Ann grew up in Kuttawa and in her youth enjoyed playing at the home of her grandparents, Julia and Andrew Jackson Martin, the Jones Farm, and her father’s Jones Chevrolet dealership. She attended Lyon County High School and Murray State University, where she also enjoyed being a cheerleader. After graduating, Ann moved to Columbus, Ohio and worked at Dunn and Bradstreet.During her time as a homemaker, Ann volunteered at the Boardman, Ohio Public Library and the local Chapter of the March of Dimes. While her two children were attending Ohio State University, Ann became the President of the Mahoning County Ohio State Mother’s Club, which raised money for a variety of local charities.After her children were grown, Ann moved to West Palm Beach, Florida, where she lived with her sister Virginia and was a trusted employee of the Palm Beach Kennel Club. Upon the birth of her grandchildren, Ann moved to Rochester, New York, and then Atlanta, Georgia, where “Nana” dedicated herself to their upbringing. While living in Rochester, Ann worshipped with her family at Faith Lutheran Church.Throughout her life Ann was an avid fan of Kentucky basketball and Ohio State football. For 25 years she attended nearly every home OSU game and many away games, including Rose Bowls, and National Championship games.Ann will be remembered by those who knew her as gentle and kind. She will be recalled by her family as a beloved mother, grandmother, sister, and aunt. They take comfort in Ann’s faith and in knowing she is now resting peacefully in the comfort of the Lord.
Memorial visitation will be from 11 a.mm to 1 p.mm Tuesday, April 23, at Lakeland Funeral Home in Eddyville. Memorial services will follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Kuttawa Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to: Alzheimer’s Association, Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana Chapter, Kaden Tower, 6100 Dutchmans Lane Suite 401, Louisville, KY 40205-3284
You may light a candle or leave a message for the family at: www.lakelandchapel.com.