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Eloise Brookshire Lewis, Tunnel Hill, Ga.

December 13, 2017

Mrs. Eloise Brookshire Lewis, of Tunnel Hill, Georgia, departed this life Tuesday evening, December 5, 2017, at the home of her daughter in Cleveland, Tennessee.

Eloise was born July 9, 1930 in Murray County, Georgia, a daughter of the late Daniel Clay and Lillian Lois Brum-below Brookshire. She was also preceded in death by her husband of fifty-three years, John Floyd “Fat” Lewis on March 19, 2011, her daughter, Jerrie Bramlett, sisters, Billy Satterfield and Grace Cranmore. Eloise was retried and was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church. Eloise was a loving wife, mother and the best friend a person could have.

She is survived by her daughter and sonsin-law, Brenda and Ed Allison of Cleveland, TN, and Jimmy Bramlett of Ringgold, GA; brothers, Louie Brookshire and Archie Brookshire both of Dalton, GA; grandsons, Clay Headrick and Jon Headrick; great-grandchildren, Lane, Hagen, Tristan, Lily and Jamie Headrick; special nephew and niece Bruce and Kayanne Satterfield of Rocky Face, GA; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Earl Lewis and Jerry Lewis, Ruby and Kenneth Cooper, Charlotte and Joe Dickson, Janie Horton, Daisy and Fonz Demay all of Ringgold, GA: special friends, Ruth Rittenhouse, Mary Hawkins, Rev. Don Self and the Shadwick Family; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Eloise Brookshire Lewis: Friday, December 8, 2012 at 11:30 a.m. at Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend Don Self and Reverend Billy Joe Cochran officiating.

Singing: By David Cumming and the Shadwick Family.

She will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband at the Anderson Memorial Gardens in Ringgold, Georgia.

Pallbearers: Joe Dickson, Paul Cranmore, Jr., Jimmy Bramlett, Dewayne Nanney, Mike Holsomeback and Jerome Rittenhouse.

Visitation: At Ponders Melrose Chapel from 4:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. Thursday and after 10:00 a.m. Friday until the service hour.

Arrangements by locally owned and operated Ponders Melrose Chapel & Dalton Crematory, Dalton, GA. (706) 226-4002.