Rep. Frederica Wilson on the death of Lillian Lewis, the wife of John Lewis. Lillian Lewis was buried today in Georgia.
“I am deeply saddened by the passing of Lillian Miles Lewis, my colleague and former college classmate’s wife. Lillian was a devoted spouse and mother, and I am grateful for her contributions to the world as a community leader and lifelong educator. My heartfelt condolences and prayers are with the Lewis family during this difficult time.”
Congresswoman Frederica Wilson and Congressman John Lewis both attended Fisk University and serve together in the U.S. House of Representatives.