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Mrs. Dolly Lucy Lewis-Sherman

The Sherman, Lewis, Baker-Carter, Ajavon and Bruce families announce with deep sorrow and profound regrets the joyous home going of our dear Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, Niece and Cousin, Mrs. Dolly Lucy Lewis-Sherman. Big-mom, Sister-Dolly, Cousin-Dolly, Ms. Lucy, as she was affectionately called, went home to be with the Lord. This sad event occurred on June 9, 2013 at her home in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota.

She leaves to mourn her lost while cherishing her memories her Children: Thomas Grant (Edith), Joice Toby-Snetter (Benjamin), Belizabeth Gyideade Toby-Listenbee, Clavenda V. Toby, Danilette Toby-Gimm (Carl), Sandra Toby-Nimely, Barick Smith, PlutonicTogba,(Coocoo), Isa Smith, Betty Sherman, Magdalene Sherman;  Twenty- eight
Grandchildren and Ten Great-Grandchildren.  Sisters: Victory Lewis-Morris, Viola Harmon Taylor, Ruth Ellen Frederick, Elaine Lewis-Bright (Richard), Marion Lewis-Morris, Hannah James, Adelaide Cassell, Winifred Lewis-Jones, Earner Lewis, Vashti Lewis-Kekula (Gyah). Brothers: F. Ben Lewis (Rose), James H. Lewis Jr., E. Tyson Lewis, Eric C. Lewis. Uncles: William T. Bruce Sr., (Myrtle), Moses Bruce, Aunts: Dr. Ayela Ajavon-Cox,
Gloria Bruce-Thomas (Dr. James C Thomas), Ellen Bruce-Williams (Percy), Cousins: Dr Yede Baker-Dennis (Dr. Emmet Dennis), Bada Baker, Goda Baker, Nyema Baker  and a host of other relatives and friends.

Dolly Lucy Lewis-Sherman was predeceased by her Husband-Joseph G. Sherman,Father-Judge James H. Lewis, Sr., Mother-Elizabeth Gyideade Bruce-Lewis, Grandmother-Alma Carter,
Step-mother-Annie Phillips-Lewis, Grand-Aunty- Sarah Carter, Jane Carter-Davies, Aunty-Isabella Bruce-Gibson Elizabeth Lewis, Grand-Uncle-Daniel Carter, Uncles-Charles Lewis, Carlos A. Ajavon Sr., Jama Bruce, Francis Bruce. Brother-James H. Lewis (JH), Grand-Cousin-Julia Carter, Cousins-Dr. Christian Baker, Bertha Baker-Azango Grace Baker-Morris, Step-Son Anthony Sherman (Oldpa), Step-Daughter-Nyennohkpe Toby, Ex-husband Tenicious Nimely Toby. She will be missed by her beloved family and friends.

May Light Perpetual Shine Upon Her.

Funeral Arrangements areas follow:
Wake Keeping: Friday, July 12, 2013, Viewing: 7:00pm - 8:00 pm. Wake-keeping: 8:00pm – 11pm
St. Andrew Episcopal Church, 1832 James Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55411

Funeral Service: Saturday, July 13, 2013, Viewing: 9AM, Service @ 10:00AM
St. Andrew Episcopal Church, 1832 James Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55411 

Family Contacts:
Thomas & Edith Grant - 302-983-2536 / 302-294-6022 /302-355-6057 (Delaware)
Joice Toby-Snetter& Benjamin Snetter -865-851-9899 / 865-748-8921 (Tennessee)
Belizabeth Gyideade Toby-Listenbee -847-529-4027 (Illinois), Clavenda V. Toby – 763-227-1017 (Minnesota)
Danilette Toby-Gimm & Carl Gimm -763-438-9120 (Minnesota), Plutonic Togba – 763-670-3432 (Minnesota)
Sandra Toby-Nimely – 011-231-888-236-129 (Liberia) Barick Smith (Papee) – 011-231-886-628-385 (Liberia) 
Betty Sherman – 011-231-886-551-920 (Liberia), Magdalene Sherman – 011-231-886-615-142 (Liberia)
Ruth Ellen Frederick – 011-231-888-234-811 (Liberia), Viola Taylor – 612-727-1295 (Minnesota)
Ben & Rose Lewis – 612-254-4875 (Minnesota), Winifred Lewis – 919-798-8642 (North Carolina)                                                        

Hotel Accommodations: (group name-Lucy Sherman)

Days Inn Phone:  763-561-8400 / 800-329-7466.Confirmation #60350439

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Reservation must be made on or before July 5 to get group rates.