Burrell "B.C." Lewis

Graveside services will be held at 11:00 am Feb.2, 2018 at Highland Cemetery  for Burrell Clark (B.C.) Lewis, Jr., 94, of Petal Ms. at Highland  Cemetery. Military Rites will be performed by the VFW Post 3036.
He died Monday, January 31, 2018. in Hattiesburg, MS.
Mr. Lewis retired as a Pipe Fitter Supervisor with Hercules Powder Company and  was a member of Providence Baptist Church. He was a US Navy Veteran of WW II.
He was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, Lorene Sumrall Lewis; his parents, B.C., Sr. and Lula Short Lewis; one sister, Maurice Tilghman.
He is survived by three daughters, Mary Lewis Tilghman (Donnie) of Hattiesburg, Margaret Lewis Padgett (Dewayne) of Cohutta, Georgia, and Patricia (Pat) Lewis Grantham (Rev. Neel) of Terry, MS; three sisters, Carol Brock of Lux, MS, Mary Katherine Lee of Brandon, MS, and Valerie "Pete" Moore of Pearl, MS; one brother, James "Jay" Lewis of Petal, MS; a lifelong friend, Dorothy Donavan  of Collins, MS; five grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.
Visitation will be 9:30 am Friday at Hulett Winstead Funeral Home in Hattiesburg.