August 23, 1953 - February 12, 2022
Christie E. Lewis, 68, of Lansing, Illinois went to her Heavenly Home on February 12, 2022. She was born August 23, 1953 to James E. Lewis and Idell (James Golden) Thompson in East Chicago, Indiana. After Graduating from Washington High School in East Chicago, she continued her education and received her BA in Nursing. She was a member of Job Corp. She worked for Kaiser Hospital and Mt. Zion Hospital in California, and retired from St. Bernards in Chicago. She leaves many loved ones behind and some have already gone ahead to greet her. Spouse and protector, Beverly Abels; Loving children: Son: Ken (Stephanie) Abels, Daughter late Gwen Spencer and Grandson Kenny Howard Ables; Sister-in-laws: late Debra (Marianne Frigo) Kelley, late Rose Meegan, Claudette (Chuks Ozor) Beauchamp; Brother-in-law Rae Rayford; Step-brother, the late Larry Golden; Aunt, Lena McCray; Late uncle Butch; Late Maxine Kelly Elmore, who helped care for her mother. Those closest to her: Martha “Mott” Howell, Georgia “GG” James, Emma Griffin, Melanie and Araina Anewishki/Brown, Etta Mae Ashitey and Vanessa “Vee” Peason, Anna Mae “Pookie” Hale and Carmelita “Pixie” Sutton, Tony Frederick, Marvin James, late Larry Dowell, J.J., Skeeter, the late Maxine, the late Peaches, Joe Gipson, Mr. Brown and Tony Totton. Very special children in her life: Stacey, Kentrell, Miles, Audrey, Tesa, Dusharn, Donnie, Kiila, Little Arina, Jerry “J.J.”, Darryl, Reggie, Amma, the late Little Donald, Roslyn “Marie” H., Tamika, LaToya, Larry, La Donna, Leslie, Portia, Ashley, Tiffany, Daniel Bell, Tony and Desmond, Scooter and Crystal. And including a host of friends in Chicago, Indiana and California and Louisiana. And Caregiver Kiela and her family, Pumpkin and Tank. Visitation will be held on Saturday, February 19, 2022 from 2:00 p.m. until the time of Funeral Service at 7:00 p.m. at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort, IL 60423. For info or to sign guestbook please call 708-444-2266 or visit heartlandmemorial.com.
Christie E. Lewis, 68, of Lansing, Illinois went to her Heavenly Home on February 12, 2022. She was born August 23, 1953 to James E. Lewis and Idell (James Golden) Thompson in East Chicago, Indiana. After Graduating from Washington High School... View Obituary & Service Information
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