Dorothy Dell Sessums Lewis, 83, of Madison died peacefully in her sleep on October 24, 2017. A  graveside service was held at Jessamine Cemetery in Ridgeland on October 26.

Dorothy was born February 25, 1934 to Louis Carleton and Avis Sessums in Newton County, MS. where she grew up. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Edward E. Lewis her parents Mr. Louis Carleton Sessums and Mrs. Avis French.

She is survived by one daughter Robin Lewis North whom she had a very close and special relationship and her husband, John Sidney of Madison, two sons, Randy W. Lewis and his wife, Rosie Lewis of Madison, MS., and Ronnie E. Lewis of Madison, MS., 3 grandchildren, Ryan Lewis and his wife Shay, Reid Lewis, and Riley North. One great grandchild, Jackson "Jax" Lewis.

She also cherished many old dear friends and appreciated the loving support of her church family First Baptist Church Madison.