Lucille Lewis (Luther)

1919 - 14 Jun 1994

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Lucille Lewis (Luther)

1919 - 14 Jun 1994
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The obituary of Lucille Lewis (Luther). Cemetery: Rose Hill Cemetery, Location: Kissimmee, Osceola, Florida, United States. Birth: 1919, Death: 14 Jun 1994.

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Lucille Lewis (Luther)

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1403 Old Boggy Creek Road
Kissimmee, Osceola, Florida
United States

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 - Lucille Lewis, 75, of Swannanoa, N.C., died June 14. Born in Burke County, N.C., she had been a resident of Kissimmee for 21 years prior to moving back to North Carolina in 1992. She was a homemaker. She was a Baptist. Survivors include her daughter, Sandra Pringle, Winston Salem, N.C.; sons, Gerald F. Lewis and Samuel D. Lewis, both of Orlando; sisters, Pauline McCann, Fairview, N.C., Elizabeth Reed, Swannanoa, N.C.; brother, Bobby Luther, Fairview, N.C.; and five grandchildren. Graveside services were held June 18 at Rose Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Dr. Bob Reaves officiating. Grissom Funeral Home, Kissimmee, was in charge of arrangements.

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1919
Lucille Lewis (Luther) was born in 1919
Lucille Lewis (Luther) was 9 years old when Walt Disney character Mickey Mouse premieres in his first cartoon, "Plane Crazy". Walter Elias Disney was an American entrepreneur, animator, voice actor and film producer. A pioneer of the American animation industry, he introduced several developments in the production of cartoons. As a film producer, Disney holds the record for most Academy Awards earned by an individual, having won 22 Oscars from 59 nominations. He was presented with two Golden Globe Special Achievement Awards and an Emmy Award, among other honors. Several of his films are included in the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress.
Lucille Lewis (Luther) was 11 years old when Great Depression: In a State of the Union message, U.S. President Herbert Hoover proposes a $150 million (equivalent to $2,197,000,000 in 2017) public works program to help generate jobs and stimulate the economy. The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how far the world's economy can decline.
Lucille Lewis (Luther) was 26 years old when World War II: German forces in the west agree to an unconditional surrender. The German Instrument of Surrender ended World War II in Europe. The definitive text was signed in Karlshorst, Berlin, on the night of 8 May 1945 by representatives of the three armed services of the Oberkommando der Wehrmacht (OKW) and the Allied Expeditionary Force together with the Supreme High Command of the Red Army, with further French and US representatives signing as witnesses. The signing took place 9 May 1945 at 00:16 local time.
Lucille Lewis (Luther) was 36 years old when Disneyland Hotel opens to the public in Anaheim, California. The Disneyland Hotel is a resort hotel located at the Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, California, owned by the Walt Disney Company and operated through its Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products division. Opened on October 5, 1955, as a motor inn owned and operated by Jack Wrather under an agreement with Walt Disney, the hotel was the first to officially bear the Disney name. Under Wrather's ownership, the hotel underwent several expansions and renovations over the years before being acquired by Disney in 1988. The hotel was downsized to its present capacity in 1999 as part of the Disneyland Resort expansion.
Lucille Lewis (Luther) was 45 years old when Martin Luther King Jr. received the Nobel Peace Prize for combating racial inequality through nonviolence. Martin Luther King Jr. was an American Baptist minister and activist who became the most visible spokesperson and leader in the civil rights movement from 1954 until his death in 1968. Born in Atlanta, King is best known for advancing civil rights through nonviolence and civil disobedience, tactics his Christian beliefs and the nonviolent activism of Mahatma Gandhi helped inspire.
Lucille Lewis (Luther) was 59 years old when Jim Jones led more than 900 members of the Peoples Temple to mass murder/suicide in Jonestown, Guyana, hours after some of its members assassinated U.S. Congressman Leo Ryan (pictured). James Warren Jones was an American religious cult leader who initiated and was responsible for a mass suicide and mass murder in Jonestown, Guyana. He considered Jesus Christ as being in compliance with an overarching belief in socialism as the correct social order. Jones was ordained as a Disciples of Christ pastor, and he achieved notoriety as the founder and leader of the Peoples Temple cult.
Lucille Lewis (Luther) was 70 years old when The tanker Exxon Valdez spilled 10.8 million US gallons (260,000 bbl; 41,000 m3) of oil into Prince William Sound, Alaska, causing one of the most devastating man-made maritime environmental disasters. A tanker is a ship designed to transport or store liquids or gases in bulk. Major types of tankship include the oil tanker, the chemical tanker, and gas carrier. Tankers also carry commodities such as vegetable oils, molasses and wine. In the United States Navy and Military Sealift Command, a tanker used to refuel other ships is called an oiler but many other navies use the terms tanker and replenishment tanker.
Lucille Lewis (Luther) died on 14 Jun 1994 at the age of 75

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