AUGUSTA, Ga - Dr. Jasper Phelps Lewis, beloved husband of Betty Laramore Lewis, entered into rest at the Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home on November 25, 2002. He was the son of the late Joe and Ollie Lewis of Danville, Va. He is also survived by one sister, Josie M. Lewis of Danville; and one nephew, Michael L. Hamilton of The Woodlands, TX. Dr. Lewis was a graduate of the University of Virginia, the University of Louisville Kemtucky Medical School and the Medical College of Georgia, Augusta. He retired after 30 years as the research biochemist at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Augusta. Dr. Lewis was also a Professor of Research in the Department of Medicine at the Medical College of Georgia. He as a member of the Alpha Chi Sigma fraternity and Sigma Xi, and also a member of the North Augusta Country Club. A Memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Georgia War Veterans Home, 1101 15th Street, Augusta, Ga. 30911 Platts Funeral Home 721 Crawford Ave. 733-3636.
The Augusta Chronicle November 30, 2002