Emily Jean Lewis, age 93, of Russellville, Ky., passed away Monday, Nov. 25, 2019, at the Creekwood Nursing and Rehab.

She was born in Lexington, Ky. on July 25, 1926, to the late William Harrison Johnson and Zella B. Johnson.

Jean graduated from the University of Kentucky with a degree in Library Science and worked at the Longmont Colorado Public Library as an Adult Services Librarian. Jean and Farnum moved to Ft. Myers, Fla. after retirement and enjoyed 20 years in their active senior community. After Farnum’s death, Jean relocated to Russellville, Ky. to be near her brother Bill and his wife, Betty and her Johnson Family. She was a member of the United Methodist Temple, P.E.O. Chapter AB and the Red Hat Society. She also enjoyed playing in several bridge clubs and attending her water aerobics class. She especially treasured the close relationship with her loving family.

Jean was preceded in death by her husband of 57 years, Farnum Lewis; her daughter, Linda Gayle Lewis of Lexington, Ky.; two sons, Darrell Mark Lewis of Fayetteville, Ark. and Michael David Lewis of Springdale, Ark., and her brother, Bill Johnson of Russellville, Ky.

Jean is survived by her grandchildren, William Scott Lewis of Ariz., Sarah Lewis Brousseau and spouse John of Bowling Green, Ky., Anna Jean Lewis and Cora Leigh Lewis of Ark., and Cidnie Lewis and spouse Dylan Dollarhide of Ark.; her step-grandson, Jonathan Matthew Fitzpatrick and wife Lexie; her daughter-in-law, Carma McAleer and spouse Michael McAleer of Ark.; her former daughter-in-law, Laylah Lewis of Ark., and five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her Russellville family. A sister-in-law, Betty Johnson; niece, Sharon Cox and spouse Keith; nephew, Mitch Johnson and spouse Donna, and niece, Laura Williamson and spouse Joey of Mt. Juliet, Tenn.

Funeral services for Emily Jean Lewis will be conducted Monday, Dec. 2 at 11 a.m. in the Young Funeral Home Russellville Chapel with Bro. Wayne Sayre officiating. Burial will follow in the Maple Grove Cemetery. Visitation will begin Monday, Dec. 2 from 9:30 a.m. until funeral time at 11:30 a.m.