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Jane Nicely Lewis

Obituary for Jane Nicely Lewis

May 5, 1928 - July 27, 2021
Owensboro, Kentucky | Age 93


Jane Nicely Lewis, 93, of Owensboro, passed away July 27, 2021. She was born May 5, 1928, in Daviess County to the late Melvin and Philomena Fischer Nicely. Jane was a graduate of St. Joseph Highschool and attended Webster University in St. Louis, MO. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, where she was on the parish council and school board. Always wanting to be involved in her community, she was active in Scouting, Junior Women's Club, OCHS Booster Club, Immaculate Catholic School board, and the GE Dar-Nek Auxiliary. A homemaker of many traits, Jane enjoyed painting, needlepoint, cross-stitch, and textile arts.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Paul Lewis Jr.

She is survived by her son, Captain Paul Scott Lewis USN (Retired) and his wife Tonya of Colorado Springs, CO; daughter, Paulanne Branson of Glen Allen, VA; sister, Barbara Bayus of Mclean, VA; six grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren

The funeral Mass for Jane will be at 10 am Friday, August 20, 2021, at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church. Visitation will be from 4 pm until 7 pm Thursday with prayers at 6 pm at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory. Burial will be at Resurrection Cemetery.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to Brescia University.

Care by Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory.

Memories and condolences may be offered online at


Resurrection Cemetery
5404 Highway 54
Owensboro, KY 42303

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  • Brescia University
    717 Frederica St.
    Owensboro, KY 42301

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900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
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