James Thomas Lewis, of Russellville, Arkansas, passed away Thursday May 20, 2021 at St Mary's Regional Medical Center in Russellville, Arkansas. He was born November 10, 1937 in Dover, Arkansas to Dow Lewis and Lena (Burnett) Lewis. He was preceded in death by his parents; the mother of his children, Ina Laverne Lewis; one daughter Lisa Smith; three sisters, Pauline Taylor, Beatrice Jackson, Blanch Jones; two brothers, OD Lewis, Jr. and Charlie Wayne Lewis; one grandchild, Robbie Wells.
He is survived by his wife, Betty; five children, Darin Lewis (Amy), Quinton Lewis (Lisa), Michelle Hoyt, Donna Cravens, and Brenda Meadows (Eddie); nine grandchildren, Amanda Lewis, Jacob Lewis, Teyrria Schembra, Taylor Schembra, April Litchfield (Dillon), Kimberly Tise (Shane), James Lunningham, Courtney Putnam (Jesse), and Eden Teague (Cary); eight great-grandchildren; four siblings, RC Lewis (Cordelia), Pawnee Winters, Janea Faulkner, and Arlene Simpson (David); many nieces and nephews.
Graveside service will be 2:00PM Saturday May 22, 2021 at Annie's Chapel Cemetery in Lamar. Pastor Mike Chisum will officiate.
Arrangements are under the direction of Russellville Family Funeral.
Obituary and online guestbook are available at www.russellvillefamilyfuneral.com .