Jean Cobb Lewis, age 74, a longtime resident of Scotia Village in Laurinburg, NC died suddenly Monday, August 15, 2022. Jean was born on September 27, 1947, in Fayetteville, NC. She was the daughter of Frederick Ambrose Cobb and Margaret McDuffie Cobb who predeceased her. Jean lived her early life in Lumber Bridge, NC, graduated from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and taught in Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools for thirty years. She was a former longtime member of Mecklenburg Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution.
Jean is survived by sisters Martha Cobb Ellinger (Dr. Harley Ellinger) and Freda Cobb Behm, also nephew, nieces, and their children: Laura Ellinger (Mike Scheid), Charles Ellinger (Diane Racioppo), Amanda Behm (Justin Du Rivage), Anna Behm, Andrea Behm, Jackson Ellinger, Jolie Ellinger and Justine Ellinger. Former husband Jon Reid Lewis has remained a loyal friend.
A service of remembrance will be held at Rex Presbyterian Church, Rex, NC, on Tuesday, August 23, 2022. Visitation will be at 11:00. Funeral and burial will be at 12:00. In lieu of flowers, donations in honor and memory of Jean may be made to Rex Presbyterian Church, 2318 Shaw Rd., St. Pauls, NC 28384.