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Yashema Temekia Velecia Lewie

December 16, 1974 ~ April 17, 2023 (age 48) 48 Years Old

Yashema Lewie Obituary

Yashema Temekia Velecia Lewie was the daughter of the late Jerry and Bertha Bouknight.  She was born in Lexington County on December 16, 1974.  She departed this earthly life on Monday, April 17, 2023.

Yashema was educated in the public schools of Lexington County, South Carolina.  She joined Saint Mark Missionary Baptist Church at an early age.  She was a dedicated employee of Burger King.

In addition to both of her parents, she was preceded in death by a brother, James T. Lewie and a sister, Gerri Bouknight.

Those left to cherish her precious memories and celebrate her life include:  a special friend of the home, Maurice Cook; two sons, Christopher (Lavenia) Lewie and Byron Lewie; one daughter, Tyesha Lewie; three brothers, Gerald Lewie, Paul Lewie and Eric Lewie; one sister, Chante Lott; four aunts, Josephine Cannon, Louise (Reverend Larry) West and Eva (Jimmy) McKiever, all of Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina and Mary Hall of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; one uncle, Robert Padgett of Batesburg-Leesville, South Carolina; ten grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many sorrowing friends.

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April 23, 2023

1:00 PM to 6:00 PM
R.O. Levy Home for Funerals
571 W Columbia Avenue
Batesburg-Leesville, SC 29006

Funeral Service
April 24, 2023

3:00 PM
R.O. Levy Home for Funerals
571 W Columbia Avenue
Batesburg-Leesville, SC 29006

Interment following funeral service
April 24, 2023

PMS Memorial Gardens
415 Cedar Street
Batesburg-Leesville, SC 29070


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