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Lois Jeanne Lemmons

Lois Jeanne (Hemingway) Lemmons passed into eternal rest on February 18, 2019 in Broken Arrow, OK at the age of 92.  She was born on October 5, 1926 in Detroit, Michigan, the daughter of Hugh W. and Mabel E. Hemingway.  She received a BA degree from Harding College in 1947.  She taught school at Mars Hill Bible School.  Alabama for one year before marrying Joseph C. Lemmons on September 12th, 1948.  Their life’s major work was serving Churches of Christ in Hamilton and Chillicothe, Missouri; Rochester, New York; New Egypt and Freehold, New Jersey; Idaho Springs and Parker, Colorado.

 

She was preceded in death by her husband; her son Wayne Lemmons; her parents; an infant sister Ruth; brothers, Glen and Wayne Hemingway.

 

She is survived by her four children, Karen (Mike) Mason of Bixby, OK, Anita Lietzke of Guatemala, J (Wanise) Lemmons of Searcy, AR; Brian (Joanne) Lemmons of Venice, FL; 12 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.

 

Her love for God and his family took precedence over everything else in life.  Her strength, faith and acts of service were an encouragement to everyone who knew her.

 

  In Lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Children’s Homes, Inc. 5515 Walcott Rd, Paragould, AR 72450.  www.childrenshomes.org. or Camp Manatawny, 33 Camp Road, Douglassville, PA 19518 www.manatawny.org

 

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To Karen and all the family I extend my sympathy for your loss but rejoice with you in a life well lived in New Jersey and elsewhere. May God's grace surround all of you with everlasting love and peace.

Eva Walker Myer Feb 27 2019 12:00 AM

A beautiful lady both inside and out. She was very special to me when I helped care for her at Harding Place and after she went home. I have a stuffed lamb she gave me and I will cherish it with memories of her. Rest In Peace sweet lady.

Wanda Feb 24 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Lois Lemmons

Lois Ferrell Feb 21 2019 12:00 AM

Rest In Peace my dear Aunt Lois! You are missed!

Lois Ferrell Feb 21 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Lois Lemmons

Beth Hemingway Feb 21 2019 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Lois Lemmons

Patti Hemingway Feb 21 2019 12:00 AM