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Della Mae Ellis Lewark

December 11, 1928 - April 6, 2016

Della Mae Ellis Lewark, 87, died April 6, 2016 in her home. Mrs. Lewark was born in Fuquay-Varina, NC to the late James Lee and Eva Mae Honeycutt Ellis. She and her husband, Ralph owned and operated Lewark Brothers Hunting and Fishing Lodge and were members of Knotts Island UMC. She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph W. Lewark, son, Fred James Lewark and grandson, Gregory Freeman.

Left to cherish her memory are her loving children, Ralph Wayne Lewark (Rosalie), Faye Freeman (Gary), Martha Lewark-Burns (Bob), Patricia Lenthall (Michael), and Ira Thomas Lewark (Cindy) all of Knotts Island; sister Ramona Lloyd (Bruce) of CA; grandchildren, Steven, Danielle, Rachel, Paul, Ellis, Sara and Sam; and great grandchildren, Mason and Reagan.

The family will receive friends on Friday from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Chesapeake. A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 2:00 pm at Knotts Island UMC with Rev. Diana Johnson and Frank Jennings officiating. Burial will follow at Knotts Island Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Knotts Island UMC. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

Service Information

Visitation Information

Date: Friday, April 8, 2016

Time: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


Altmeyer Funeral Home - Chesapeake Chapel

929 Battlefield Blvd S
Chesapeake, VA 23322

Service Information

Date: Saturday, April 9, 2016

Time: 2:00 pm


Knotts Island United Methodist Church

675 Knotts Island Road
Knotts Island , NC 27950

Cemetery Information

Date: Saturday, April 9, 2016

Time: 2:45 pm


Knotts Island Cemetery

Woodleigh Rd., Currituck County
Knotts Island, NC

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