Mattie Lewis Kays, age 95, of Springfield, passed away with her children by her side at 8:05 p.m., Wednesday, August 5, 2020 at the Village of Lebanon Nursing Home.
A native of Washington County, she was born on April 13, 1925 to the late Jim and Myrtle Burkhead Lewis.
She was a member of the Springfield Baptist Church, a homemaker and a former employee of Cecconi’s Restaurant.
Preceding her in death was her husband, Earl Kays on July 1, 2004; four sisters, Ofia Hardin on August 2, 2006, Artie McCarty on February 1, 2010, Louise Mitchell on November 17, 2011 and Robbie Webb on July 23, 2016 and three brothers, Omer Lewis on August 30, 2002, Amos Lewis on June 12, 2010 and Helem Lewis on May 13, 2015.
Survivors include four daughters, Linda Hayes of Louisville, Brenda Bishop (Larry) of Perryville, Janie Bird (Mike) of Frankfort and Connie Graham (Bobby) of Campbellsville; ten grandchildren; twenty-four great grandchildren, one great great grandson and one sister, Inos Curtsinger of Willisburg.
A private graveside service will be held on Cemetery Hill with Rev. Stacy Wilson, officiating.
Serving as pallbearers will be David Barnett, Brent Hayes, Clayton Bird, Jody Graham, Darren Byrne, Matthew Murrell and Jackson Needham.
There will be no public visitation.
Carey & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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