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Rilla Lewis

Rilla Dell ""Lyler"" Lewis (Walts)

Saturday, June 4th, 1932 - Friday, September 27th, 2019
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Rilla Dell “Lyler” Lewis, 87 of Axtell passed away September 27, 2019 at Royal Manor East Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Waco. Graveside services will be held on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at Sansom Wedgman Cemetery in Limestone County, Texas with James Black officiating.

Rilla “Lyler” was born June 4, 1932 in Criswell, Texas to Thomas Edward and Julia Broxton Walts. She was retired from the Mexia State School where she was employed in the housekeeping department. “Lyler” loved her family with all her heart and after retiring she enjoyed watching soap operas and talk shows. She had a green thumb and spent lots of time working in the yard and with her flowers. She could grow anything.

Rilla was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas Edward and Julia Broxton Walts; husband, Ira Padgett; son, Ira Lynn Padgett; sisters, Lellene Padgett, Martha Taylor and Emma Lee Thomas and brother, James Edward Walts. She is survived by her brother, Larry Walts of Axtell; special niece and caregiver, Rhonda Moffett of Axtell and numerous nieces, nephews and grandchildren.

Serving as pallbearers will be Keith Padgett, Petie Tumlinson, Michael Frillou, Odie Taylor, Curtis Walts and Homer Pricer. Honorary pallbearer will be Stanley Padgett.
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  • Service

    Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Tuesday, October 1st, 2019 2:00pm
    Sansom Wedgman Cemetery
  • Interment

    Sansom Wedgman Cemetery


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For Rhonda....Thinking of you and your dear Aunt Rilla. Love ya
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At this sorrowful period in your life, please accept my sincerest condolences for the death of your loved one.  Reflecting on the divine promises found in the Bible will give you hope and strength to keep going until all of God's promises are fulfilled. (Romans 15:13; John 5:28, 29).

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