Susan Elizabeth LaFond Lewis

Published 7:00 am Thursday, September 26, 2019

Susan Elizabeth LaFond Lewis, of Picayune, Mississippi passed away Monday, September 23, 2019 at the age of 76 after a long courageous battle with cancer.

Susan was born in Holyoke, Massachusetts and lived in Picayune, Mississippi the last several years. She was a respiratory therapist and enjoyed her job. She was an inspiration and was able to spread her knowledge of life to many.  She was a loving mother, grandmother, sister, aunt, cousin and friend.

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She is survived by her son, Dave Lewis (Kim); brothers, Peter LaFond (Charlotte) and Gene Hendrix; grandchildren, Mandi Lee (Donald), Tiffany Cheek (Lucas), Sarah Ruiz (Cody), Nick Ruiz, Lauren Lewis and Cooper Lewis; great-grandchildren, Hunter Lee, Paisley Cheek, Aiden Lee and Lainey Cheek.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Philip B. LaFond and Leona Hull LaFond; daughter, Nicole “Nikki” Ruiz; brothers, Bruce LaFond and Philip Lafond; and sister, Phyllis LaFond.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, October 19, 2019 at Benville Baptist Church.

Arrangements are under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home. Please visit our website, for the obituary where you may leave an online condolence or share photos and memories.