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Emerson Junior Lewis

December 23, 1949 ~ February 4, 2024 (age 74) 74 Years Old


Emerson Junior Lewis, 74, of Grayson passed away Sunday February 4, 2024, at King’s Daughters Medical Center in Ashland. Emerson was born on Friday December 23, 1949, in Grayson, KY a son of the late, Emerson and Augusta Faye Yates Lewis. In addition to his parents, Emerson was preceded in death by; four brothers, Charles McKinley Lewis, Dwayne Edward Lewis, Ronald Darrell Lewis, and Robert Eugene Lewis; a nephew, Devin Wayne Campbell; and a brother-in-law, John Blevins.
Emerson had a strong work ethic and retired from the Laborers Local 1445 with over 30 years of service. Emerson was an avid Kentucky Wildcat fan and a proud Trump supporter. He enjoyed watching westerns, chewing tobacco, coon hunting, and fishing, but most of all he enjoyed spending time with his grandbabies who lovingly referred to him as, “Papaw Junior.”
Emerson is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Brenda Terry Lewis; one son Darrell Wayne (Rebecca) Lewis of Grayson; two daughters, Crystal Gail (Dwayne) Burke and Christy Racheal (Shannon) Blevins both of Grayson; eight grandchildren, Megan Lewis, Kanaan Wells, Karson Wells, Kasey Burke, Olivia Adams, Isaiah Adams, Brantley Blevins, and Brenlyn Blevins; two great-grandchildren, Ryland Pfau and Matthew Pfau; one brothers Jackie (Bobbi) Lewis of Rush; three sisters, Audrey Lee Blevins of Grayson, Regina (Chad) Jones of Grayson and Trenna (Paul) Campbell of Lexington; and a host of friends and extended family who all mourn his passing.
A time of gathering for family and friends will be held on Wednesday February 7, 2024, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Malone Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the East Carter County Memory Gardens. To leave a condolence or memory for the family, please visit

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February 7, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Malone Funeral Home
325 Malone Lane
Grayson, KY 41143


East Carter Co. Memory Gardens

Grayson, KY


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