Memorial services for Rhetta Jane Lewis, 72, Eudora will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, January 31, 2022 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary- Eudora Chapel. Burial will follow the service at the Eudora Cemetery. The family will greet friends an hour before the service at the Eudora Chapel. Rhetta died January 25, 2022 at her home in Eudora.
Rhetta was born October 2, 1949 in Brookfield, Missouri the daughter of Edsel M. and Thelma J. (Bridges) Miller.
Rhetta graduated from De Soto High School in 1967.
She worked for over 25 years for Spectrum Carpet, where she was a bookkeeper and worked in sales. She developed many lifelong friendships with her coworkers at Spectrum.
She loved spending time with her children and her grandchildren, she loved to support her grandchildren’s activities. She enjoyed baking and knitting and crocheting. She and Skee enjoyed many motorcycle rides together.
She married Virgil “Skee” Lewis on January 27, 1997 in Lawrence, KS. He preceded her in death on May 8, 2020. Her parents and brother, Ron Miller also preceded her in death.
Other survivors include her daughter, Melody (Steve) Buchholz of Eudora, KS; her sons Martin (Jenny) Dunavin of Wilsonville, OR, Brandon Lewis (Jerri Harris), Caleb (Kristen) Lewis, Josh Lewis all of Eudora, KS; ten grandchildren, Graci, Isaac, Sebastian, Lily, Rainey, Grant, Bella, Addi, Isla and Landen.