Charlene M. Lewis, 71, of New Vienna, passed away early Sunday morning, Jan. 8, 2017 at the Christ Hospital.  

She was born Dec. 13, 1945 in National City, Calif., the daughter of the late Charles Sr. and Helen Mary (McCart) Greiner. 

She is survived by her husband of 53 years, Wallace Lewis, whom she married on Dec. 13, 1963 in Winterhaven, Calif. She is also survived by four children, Wallace Jr. (Robin) Lewis of Lawrenceburg, Ind., Tammy (David) Dysinger of New Carlisle, Chuck (Lori) Lewis of Lynchburg and Ursula (Ronald) Sellers of Anacoco, La.; 10 grandchildren, Nicole (Todd) Brinkmeyer, Georgia (Adam) Rauch, David Dysinger, Nick Dysinger, Kim (Bill) Roode, Tiffany (Cody) Shaw, Quinton Lewis, Tamara (Jon) Bachtold, Zac Sellers and Carrie Sellers; two great-grandchildren, Clarissa Burns and Lanie Shaw, as well as three great-grandchildren on the way; and a brother, Charles (Michelle) Greiner of Ft. Worth, Texas. 

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Ursula Thunnell. 

The funeral service will take place at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2017 at the Davis-Turner Funeral Home in Lynchburg. Burial will follow in the High Top Cemetery.  Visitation will be from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at 1 p.m. on Wednesday at the funeral home. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the ALS Association, online at or by mail, The ALS Association, Gift Processing Center, P.O. Box 6051, Albert Lea, Minn. 56007. 

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