Barbara Joan Lewis, daughter of John Zweemer and Cornelia (DeWitt) Zweemer, was born September 22, 1938 in East Patterson, NJ. She passed away Friday, September 22, 2017, on her 79th birthday, in her home north of Seymour.
Barbara was a homemaker and retired from Lily Tulips/Owens-Illinois in Springfield, MO. She was preceded in death by her parents; Richard Lewis, Sr,. James Rowe, Sr., one daughter, Debra Lee Lewis; one grandson, Joshua Lewis; and two great granddaughters, Jaxsyn Mae Larimore and Melody Ann Lorraine Muller.
Survivors include seven children: Barbara Martinez, Ava; John Lewis and Teresa, Seymour; Laura Pernice, Indiana; Richard Lewis and Bridgitte, Rogersville; Tracie Walegir, Springfield; Joe Lewis, Seymour; and James Rowe, Jr., Fordland; as well as 17 grandchildren and several great grandchildren, and her beloved dog and faithful companion, Cassie.
Barbara loved her children and grandchildren and especially loved spending time with her great grandchildren.
At Barbara's request, she will be cremated, and a private family service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are by Fraker Funeral Home, Inc. Marshfield, MO.