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Nell Lewis

June 24, 1953 — December 7, 2016

Nell Roberts Lewis, age 63, passed away on Wednesday, December 7, 2016 at Jean Waddle Care Center in Somerset. Nell was born in Somerset, KY on June 24, 1953, the daughter of the late Howard and Virginia Roberts. Nell was an LPN, graduate of Danville School of Nursing.

Nell is survived by one brother, Ransom Roberts (LaDonna); two sisters, Jane Roberts Saylor and Sue Roberts Newell. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and three great-great nephews.

Nell was preceded in death by her daughter, Danielle Marie Lewis, her parents, Howard R Roberts and Virginia Roberts; two sisters, Nancy Roberts Newton and Martha Roberts Dickerson; two brothers, James H. Roberts and William Joseph Roberts; and one nephew, Kenneth A. Smith, Jr.

Nell loved cooking, watching NCIS and enjoyed her family, friends and her fur-grandbabies, Fritz and Jeffrey.

Visitation for Nell Roberts Lewis will be held from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Friday, December 9, 2016 at St. Mildred's Catholic Church.

A celebration honoring the life of Nell Roberts Lewis will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, December 10, 2016 at St. Mildred's Catholic Church with Rev. Jay Von Handorf officiating. Interment will follow at Lakeside Memorial Gardens.

The family request expressions of sympathy take the form of contributions to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP), 120 Wall St. 20th floor, New York, NY 10005

You may leave online condolences for the Lewis family at

Somerset Undertaking Company and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.

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