Robert Lewis Andrews was born in Macon County, Tennessee, on July 11, 1936 to the late Robert Leland and Clarissa Mae Shrum Andrews.
As a young man, Lewis was married to Velma Dean Herald, and they shared fifty-five wonderful years together and raised one daughter, Regina.
Lewis spent most all of his life working on his farm with Velma always there to help and support him. On February 10, of this same year, Velma preceded him in death.
Besides his wife and parents; Sisters, Vadie Mae Coker, Carrie Belle Gann, and Barbara Nell Gammons, and Brothers, Elzie Ray Andrews and William Carthell Andrews, and Step-Mother, Alice Andrews Ellis, also preceded Lewis in death.
Lewis was saved at a young age and when he was able, he attended Brattontown Missionary Baptist Church.
On Sunday, December 23, 2012, he departed this life. Lewis will be greatly missed by his family and all his many friends.
Funeral services for Lewis Andrews were conducted Wednesday, December 26th, at 11 am from the Chapel of Alexander Funeral Home with Elder Ricky Day officiating. Interment followed in the Barnfield / Andrews Cemetery.
Lewis is survived by: Daughter, Regina Lynn (Randy Joe) Cothron, Brother, Charlie Allen (Georgie) Andrews, Sisters, Louella (James) Driver, and Brenda (Gary) Hawkins, Grandchildren, Brandy Kenee (Nathan) Strack, Carla Mae (Brian) Thompson and Travis James (Tracey) Cothron all of Lafayette, TN, eight Great-grandchildren and several Nieces and Nephews also survive.