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Rhea Dawn LewisPassing: July 9, 2022


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Tuesday, July 12th @1:00pm


Chastain Funeral Home

Tuesday, July 12th @ 11:00am-1:00pm


Mitchell Cemetery

Tuesday, July 12th

MITCHELL – Rhea Dawn Lewis, 65, passed away July 9, 2022, at Westview Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Bedford. 

Born October 23, 1956 in Lawrence County, she was the daughter of John M. Tuddy and Mildred Jane (Robinson) Tuddy.  She had been married to David Lewis and remained best friends.

Rhea had worked at Kentucky Fried Chicken and Little Caesars Pizza in Bedford as a manager.  She was of the Pentecostal faith.

Survivors include her children, Rhett D. Lewis (Lisa) of Bloomington and Talia Blake of Bedford; grandchildren, Jade Wessell, Samara Wessell, and Drew Garrison; siblings, John L. Tuddy (Donna) of Freedom, Rita Lewis of Bedford, and Steve J. Tuddy of Indianapolis; and the father of her children and friend, David Lewis.

Her parents; grandson Riat Lewis; siblings Janet Robinson, Diane Robinson, Karen Turner and Ronnie L. Tuddy preceded her in death.

Funeral service will be at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday July 12, 2022, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Pastor Dwight Dunbar officiating. Burial will be at Mitchell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 11:00 a.m. until the service on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com

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6 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Susan and Phil Curry | Magnolia Ky
    Date: July 11, 2022
    So sorry for her passing. She was always so sweet when I saw her with Donna and John.
  2. Guest: Brian Enochs | Springville, IN
    Date: July 11, 2022
    I am sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. 🙏
  3. Guest: Linda Morris | Brownstown, Indiana
    Date: July 9, 2022
    Rita - I am so very sorry about losing Rhea Dawn. Losing a sibling is so hard and you two were so close. Sending my thoughts, prayers and love to you.
  4. Guest: Sheila Bex | Mitchell, In
    Date: July 9, 2022
    So sorry for your loss Rita. Your in my thoughts and prayers.
  5. Guest: Tony and Diane Nugent | Mitchell
    Date: July 9, 2022
    Rita-- Thoughts and Prayers for Your Family, Lol.
  6. Guest: Brenda Enochs | Bedford Indiana
    Date: July 9, 2022
    My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.