Mrs. Gail Lewis, age 71, of Santa Claus, died Saturday, May 22, 2021, at her home after a sudden illness. She was a native of Swainsboro and was a 1967 graduate of Swainsboro High School. She lived in Statesboro for a few years and moved to Toombs County in 1983. She was the owner of BGL, and she and her husband were the owners of Professional Insurance in Lyons. She attended Cornerstone Baptist Church; and she enjoyed gardening, yard work, fishing, and her fur babies. She is preceded in death by her husband, Mayor Al Lewis; parents, Roy Brinson and Mildred Tanner Brinson; and two brothers, Robert Brinson and Phil Brinson.
Survivors include three children, Clay Cumbee of Swainsboro, Brande Lewis and Ashley Lewis of Santa Claus; three grandchildren, Dalton Ridgdill of Ocilla, Atlanta Ridgdill Foster and husband Peyton of Macon, and Landon Lewis of Grayson; and a special niece, Kimberly Lewis of Swainsboro.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, May 27th at 11:00 a.m. in Cornerstone Baptist Church with Pastor Gaynor Ridgdill and Eddie Toole officiating.
The family will receive friends at the church from 10:00 until just prior to the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Diamonds in the Ruff, P.O. Box 771, Soperton, GA 30457; or Christian Family Center, 21 Outreach Lane, Soperton, GA 30457.
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