Reta Lewis

Reta Lewis, 61, of Belpre, passed away July 21, 2013, at Marietta Memorial Hospital.

She was born Oct. 5, 1951, in Pomeroy, a daughter of Donna Jean Halsey Watson and the late Everett Watson.

In addition to her mother, Donna Jean Watson, she is survived by two sons, Brad and Jennifer Barnhart of Amesville, and Barry and Krissy Barr of Coolville; a daughter, Jamie Christopher of Fleming; seven grandchildren, Whitney Barnhart, Taylor Christopher, Claudia Barnhart, Bailey Barnhart, Carter Barnhart, Jordan Furner and Kendyl Furner; a great-grandson, Levi Owens; three brothers, Tom and Cassie Watson of Safety Harbor, Fla., Jim and Debbie Watson of Coolville, and Ray and Vickie Watson of Pomeroy. She was preceded in death by her father, Everett Watson, and her husband, David Lewis.

Services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at White-Schwarzel Funeral Home, Coolville, with Dave Ellenwood officiating. Burial will be in the Barlow Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home from 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday.

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