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Celebrating the life of

Arlene Bagley Lewis

Passed away on October 26, 2019

Arlene Bagley Lewis

Arlene Bagley Lewis, age 79, died October 26, 2019 at her beloved home where she and her deceased husband, Raymond Robert Lewis, raised their four children.

Arlene was born June 30, 1940 in Lincoln Park, Michigan, to Gordon and Sylvia Bagley but moved south at an early age. Arlene lived in Savannah for most of her adult life.

She attended the Medical College of Georgia where she obtained her nursing degree. She worked for many years as a public health nurse followed by many years at St. Joseph’s Hospital serving as the head nurse of the Emergency Department as well as serving as a nursing supervisor. Arlene was a long-term member of the Catholic faith. Arlene was known for her strength and sense of humor, and she demanded excellence from those who lived and worked with her.

Surviving relatives include:

Jacquelyn Olympiadis (sister) of Brookhaven, GA, Toni Lewis McCullough, MD (daughter) and Brent McCullough (son-in-law) of Savannah, GA; Donna Lewis Adams (daughter) of Atlanta, GA; Robert Gordon Lewis, M.D. (son) and Nancy Utberg Lewis (daughter-in-law) of Columbus, GA; Christopher Alan Lewis (son) and Kathleen Van Vooren Lewis (daughter-in-law) of Lewisville, NC; and numerous grandchildren.

Arlene was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Aretta Ann Burke. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Robert Lewis.

A memorial service will be held at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, November 2, 2019 at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors with Father Patrick O’Brien officiating,. The family will receive friends following the service.

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Arlene and I were classmates at mcg there was only one of her Never afraid of anything strong independent irreverent funny and so bright! We were to be roommates after school but lo and behold she came back from the azores with Ray .We kept in touch all there years She loved you all so and you surely made your parents proud .She will be missed .I am so sorry for your loss and would be delighted to share memories with any one of you who would like to contact me .Your mother ,s old friend. Toni

- Toni Moore lincolnton ga., ,


Arlene and I attended the Medical College of Georgia together. She could always make others smile and laugh. Those who were able to have her in their lives were truly blessed. My thoughts and prayers are with her family. She was so proud of you and loved you all so very much.

- Mary Jane Lindsey, Gray, Georgia


A candle has been lit!

- Haynes, Vasco , Georg


Arlene and I were classmates at mcg there was only one of her Never afraid of anything strong independent irreverent funny and so bright! We were to be roommates after school but lo and behold she came back from the azores with Ray .We kept in touch all there years She loved you all so and you surely made your parents proud .She will be missed .I am so sorry for your loss and would be delighted to share memories with any one of you who would like to contact me .Your mother ,s old friend. Toni

- Toni Moore lincolnton ga., ,


Arlene and I attended the Medical College of Georgia together. She could always make others smile and laugh. Those who were able to have her in their lives were truly blessed. My thoughts and prayers are with her family. She was so proud of you and loved you all so very much.

- Mary Jane Lindsey, Gray, Georgia


A candle has been lit!

- Ann, Richard Lutz & Family , Georg


A candle has been lit!

- Pam Miltiades , Georg


Services under the direction of:

Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200