Gail Marie Lewis
February 2, 1954 – November 3, 2020
– Gail, 66, passed away at home in Stayton surrounded by
her family. She was born on February 2, 1954 in Whittier,
California to Donald and Virginia Potter joining 2 sisters,
and later Becky arrived. Gail and her family moved to Turner
in 1972. She married Ralph Lewis in Bellevue, Washington
July 3, 1987 and together they raised 5 sons in the Stayton
area. Gail was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter-Day-Saints at the Stayton ward. She was
also a member of the Stayton CERT team. Gail and her husband
Ralph were dedicated foster parents for over 17 years. They
brought in and cared for over 135 children. Her hobbies
included her love for sewing and crafts.
was preceded in death by her parents: Donald and Virginia
Potter; and her sister Becky Potter. Gail is survived by her
husband: Ralph Lewis of Stayton; her children: Joel Lewis,
his wife and two children of New Jersey; Theodore Lewis,
Zachariah Lewis, Micah Lewis and Abraham Lewis of Stayton;
her sisters: Mary Kaye Lyon of Muncie, Indiana and Nancy
Bishop of Provo, Utah.
lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Church of
Jesus Christ of Latter-Day-Saints Humanitarian Fund.
Services will be held after the first of the year. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.