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Rep. Lewis Mourns Passing of His Sister

August 2, 2006
Press Release

Mrs. Ora Crawley, the oldest sibling of Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), died on Thursday July 27, 2006, in Detroit, Michigan. She was 70 years old. Mrs. Crawley was a native of Alabama but lived in Detroit for many years. She is survived by five brothers other than Rep. Lewis and two sisters. She had two children-one son, Donzell Crawley, and one daughter, Dorothy Crawley Powell. She has 5 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

The funeral will be held on Friday August 4th at 11 AM at the Second Ebenezer Baptist Church in Detroit.