September 22, 2021

Mrs. Greta E. Lewis, 61, of LaGrange, Mo., passed away, Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Blessing Hospital in Quincy, Ill.

She was born January 4, 1960 in Quincy, Ill., a daughter of Norma Jean Tasco and Manuel Fonza. She married Ronnie E. Lewis on March 27, 1993 in Quincy. He passed away on April 25, 2015.

She was baptized at Life Tabernacle Church in Canton. She graduated from Gem City Beauty Academy in Quincy. She was employed at Paper Box in Quincy, J.C. Penney Salon in Quincy and owned her own salon (LA Looks) in her home. She retired from the beauty industry in 2004.

After retirement she worked as a volunteer at the LaGrange Community Youth Center, also the Lewis County Historical Society in Canton. She was the historical archivist for her Clay family.

Greta was very creative and enjoyed crafting, She took on many projects that showcased her creative ability. She also enjoyed watching the Chicago Cubs. Her grandchildren were her absolute pride and joy. She truly loved and cherished every moment and experience with them.

Greta raised three grandchildren in the home; Deja, Deylon, and Aniya. Survivors include three daughters, Monique Clay (Marlon) of Hannibal, Chante Lewis of LaGrange and Tynesha Lewis (Anthony) of Taylor, Mo.; two step daughters, Ronnette Lewis of Quincy and Daneen (Timothy) Agnew of Hannibal; six additional grandchildren, Aaliyah, Elijah, Chamar, Janajha, Jeremiah and Tyzel; two brothers, Tommy Holloway (Karla) of Arizona, Todd (Melissa) Tasco of LaGrange, four sisters, Vicki Fonza of Kansas City, Tyla Renfro (Digardo) of Canton, Gail Tasco (Russ) of Liberty and Althea Stroud (Keith) of Clayton, Ill. She was preceded in death by her mother, father, three brothers Emanuel, Greg and Tony and one sister in infancy Dawn.

Visitation will be held Friday from 11:00 a.m. until time of services in the church. Funeral services will be held Friday, September 24, 2021 at 1:00 p.m. at Life Tabernacle Church in Canton with Rev. Jeff Green and Rev. Paul Kinney officiating.

Pallbearers: Todd Tasco, Dustin Wakefield, T.C. Borgstadt, Louie Jones, Brook Brooks and Deylon Shannon. Honorary Pallbearers: Terry Mallory, Sheldon Tasco, Joel Steele, Ryan Simon, Robert Bailey and William Mallory. Music: Amazing Grace

Burial will be in Memorial Cemetery in La Grange.
The family suggests memorials be made to Monique Clay in care of Davis Funeral Home, P.O. Box 146, La Grange, MO 63448 to help defray final expenses.
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