GLEN ROSE Lewis Avery Cleveland, Sr., 74, passed away Friday, March 21, 2008, in Glen Rose.

Graveside services were held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, March 25, 2008, in Duffau Cemetery in Duffau.

Lewis was born Nov. 27, 1933, in Paint Rock to William Avery and Flora Belle Harrison Cleveland. He married Patsy Ruth Herring, June 19, 1955, in Cooke County. He was a heavy equipment operator for Bright Construction in Forney for 23 years and lived most of his life in Dallas.

Lewis was preceded in death by three brothers, John Edward Cleveland, Harold Lloyd Cleveland and Arthur Russell Cleveland; and three sisters, Christine Pringle, Ora Belle Grimes and Linda Yvonne Cleveland.

Survivors include children, Patsy Darline Montalvo of Mineral Wells, Lewis Avery Cleveland, Jr., of San Jose, Calif. and Sheila Yvonne Vire of Corpus Christi; nine grandchildren; brother, William Dwain Cleveland of Glen Rose; sisters, Hallie Ruth McVey of Somervell and Billie Louise Elliott of Midland; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Published March 27, 2008

Glen Rose Reporter