Ms. Linda Ann Lewis of Port Saint Joe, Florida, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, November 6th at home surrounded by her loving family. She was 64 years old.
A native of Gulf County, she was a member of New Life Christian Center Church where she loved serving and worshipping the Lord. She worked for the Florida Department of Corrections from 1990 to 2014, retiring as a Sergeant.
In her spare time, she enjoyed shopping, doing for others and cooking. Linda was known for her melt in your mouth pound cakes and delicious collard greens.
Linda leaves a lifetime of love and precious memories with two sons, Deon Joseph of Plant City, Florida and Tremaine Lewis and wife Tamara of Belleville, Michigan; four brothers, Eddie Joseph III and wife Gwen of Port Saint Joe, Florida, Timothy Joseph and wife Trudy of Crestview, Florida, Reginal Joseph and wife Kathe of Hinesville, Georgia and Milton Joseph of Tallahassee, Florida; two sisters, Carolyn McBride of Pensacola, Florida and Elizabeth Perkins and husband Greg of St. Petersburg, Florida; two sisters-in-law, Maryann Joseph of Carrabelle, Florida and Willie Mary Joseph of Apalachicola, Florida; three aunts, Betty Simmons of Simpsonville, South Carolina, Nancy Shaw of Chicago, Illinois and Maggie Murray of Pensacola, Florida; one great aunt, Evelyn Joseph of Pensacola, Florida; two godchildren, Naomi and Damia Davis; and a host of neices, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
A Celebration of Linda’s life will be held Saturday, November 17th at 12 noon EST at St. Paul A.M.E. Church located at 82nd Avenue 1 – Apalachicola, Florida where Gary Reed is pastor. Elder Otis H. Walker and Apostle Johnny Jenkins will be officiating. Interment will follow in the Magnolia Oaks Cemetery with arrangements entrusted to the Caring Staff at Peoples Funeral Home in Marianna.