COSBY, Mo. - Marion Levain Lewis, 91, Cosby, Missouri, passed away Saturday, June 18, 2022 peacefully at his home.

He was born in Gentry county to Charles and Ethel (Hopkins) Lewis.

Marion married Twila Irene Murphy on June 17, 1954. She precedes him in death.

He enjoyed gardening, fishing, farming hay and cattle, playing music and spending lots of time with his family.

He was preceded in death by his wife; son, Howard Lewis and daughter, Pamela Lewis.

He is survived by his children, Steve Lewis (Pam) and Lavonne Stark (Doug); grandchildren Jessica Newberry, Jonathan Lewis, Casey Lewis, Allie Jo Puckett and Dalton Stark; and numerous great-grandchildren.

Farewell Services and Public Livestream 10 a.m. Thursday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory. Interment High Ridge Cemetery in Stanberry, Missouri.

The family will gather with friends 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Crematory.

Online guest book and obituary at As published in the St. Joseph News-Press.

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