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Carole Lorraine Bobo Lewis

May 6, 1938 — September 3, 2021

Carole Lorraine (Bobo) Lewis, daughter of the late Richard Bobo & Gertrude Bobo-Porterfield, went home to be with the Lord on Friday, September 3, 2021.

Besides her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, William “Bill” Lewis; step-father, Willard Porterfield; daughter, Barbara “Buffy” Colleen Sucic; sister, Colleen Jean (Bobo) Stevens; and brother, Richard “Bobby” Bobo.

Lorraine was a lifetime entertainer throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Florida.

In her senior years, she spent much of her time singing for the Lord at her church. She organized a great ministry, “Singing for the Seniors” at area assisted living facilities. She will be greatly missed there…

Until 2010, she was a property manager for Kwartler Properties, a New Jersey based company.

She leaves her daughters, Beva (Ken) Zebrasky, and Beth Castner, all of Salem, Ohio; step-daughter, Suzanne Francis, of Alliance, Ohio; 5 grandchildren, Lauren Paterson, Randy (Stephanie) Barnes, Jr., Brianna (Johnny) Allen, Benjamin (Loni) Fultz, and Christopher Francis; and 5 great-grandchildren, Canyon Paterson, Hunter, Kylie, and Kinsey Allen, and Sophie Francis.

A memorial service will be held in her honor on Friday, September 10, 2021 at 6:00 PM at the Church at the Center, 1785 S. Lincoln Avenue, Salem, Ohio 44460, where family and friends may call two hours prior, from 4-6 PM. She will be laid to rest next to her daughter, in Chestnut Grove Cemetery, Ashtabula, Ohio.

Expressions of sympathy may be left for her family at

Coordination of this tribute for Mrs. Lewis was presented by Daniel Briceland, Owner & Director of Briceland Funeral Service, LLC, 379 State Route 7, SE, Brookfield, Ohio 44403. (330-509-3135)

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Gathering of Family and Friends

Friday, September 10, 2021

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Eastern time)

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Friday, September 10, 2021

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