Mary Lou Lewis was born November 5, 1944 in Port Arthur, TX to Eldon Shoebroek and Orie (Moore) Shoebroek and entered into rest on April 23, 2020 in Natchitoches, LA. Graveside services were held on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at Marthaville Cemetery at 10:00 AM with Brother John Lewing officiating. She has been an Eastern Star Member for 57 years.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Mr. & Mrs. Eldon Shoebroek; her son, Eldon Dwayne Lewis; and her brother, Issac Henry Shoebroek. Those left behind to cherish her memory are her husband of 57 years, Willie James Lewis of Robeline, LA; her children, Kevin Wayne Lewis, Karen Ann Mitchell & husband, Willie; Brenda Kaye Wade & husband, Craig; and her brother, Quinnion Shoebroek & wife, Betty. In addition, she leaves behind her grandchildren, James David Wade; Richard Wayne Lewis; Sarah Grantham & husband, Jonathan; Christopher Lewis & wife, Alicia; Nickolas Lewis & wife, Ashley; Jonathan Lewis & wife, Adna; Breyannie Zentz & husband, Austin; Ann Marie & wife, Ellen Wade; Henry Lewis, Austin, Miranda, Brandi & fiancé, Peyton. Her great grandchildren left to mourn her include Noah, Ellie, Layton, Landon, Bryson, Jonah, Elena, Jane, Wesley, Brooklyn, Conner, and Everett along with a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and other relatives. Mary also has some special relatives that include Eloise Marshall & family, Nancy Gibson & family. She had a niece, Sharon George and nephew, Isaac “Jr.” Shoebroek that will also mourn her passing.
Honoring her as pallbearers were Willie Mitchell, Jono Grantham, Richard Lewis, Nick Lewis, Craig Wade, and Peyton Carter. Serving as honorary pallbearers were Christopher Lewis, Jonathan Lewis, James Wade, and Noah Grantham.
Mary’s family would like to thank all the staff at Hospice of Natchitoches, especially Jena Brazil for the great care they gave her during her illness.