Funeral for Wife of John Lewis Jan. 7

Press release, office of John Lewis: The services for Mrs. Lillian Miles Lewis, wife of U.S. Rep. John Lewis, will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday January 7, 2013, in Ebenezer Baptist Church, 407 Auburn Avenue in Atlanta 30312.

Rep. Lewis and his wife were married there 44 years ago.

Condolences may be expressed in any form an individual may desire.

Until Sunday January 6th, flowers may be sent to the Willie A. Watkins Funeral Home, 1003 Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard, SW, Atlanta, GA 30310, 404-758-1731. After Sunday, flowers should be sent directly to Ebenezer Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations are being accepted by the American Kidney Fund on behalf of Mrs. Lewis. They should be made payable to the American Kidney Fund and sent by mail to the American Kidney Fund Headquarters, 11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852. In your correspondence and as a memo on the donation itself, please indicate that the funds are a Memorial Donation for Mrs. Lillian Miles Lewis to benefit the AKF office in the state of Georgia.

Online donations can also be accepted at this link , and when prompted, online donors should note the funds are made in memorial to Mrs. Lillian Miles Lewis.

Written condolences may be sent to Rep. John Lewis and his son, John Miles Lewis at 2015 Wallace Road, Atlanta, Georgia 30331.