Family of Mobile Teacher killed in fire: "We always knew she was special"
April 15, 2021. Summarized by summa-bot.
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We are hearing from the family of a Mobile teacher killed Monday night in a house fire as she was remembered at a vigil at St. Mary Catholic School where
(WALA) -- We are hearing from the family of a Mobile teacher killed Monday night in a house fire. Lillis Lewis was found in her home burning home on Silverwood Street.
Lewis being remembered Wednesday evening at vigil at St. Mary Catholic School where she taught Pre-K. "Sadly -- we've been through this before when our father passed away years ago, but really with the support of the community and friends and family we're getting through this," said Lott Lewis, Lillis' son. The 67-year-old was not only a devoted mother but teacher -- impacting countless students over the years. "She was a great person.
I don't think we are ever going to stop hearing them, which is great -- it's what we need," said Lott. Lewis leaves behind three children -- two sons and a daughter and three grandchildren. Her family also releasing the following statement:On behalf of my mother and our family, I wanted to extend our thanks for the outpouring of love and support we have been shown.