Gloria (Gigi) Lewis was born on September 18,1941 in Antigua, West Indies and passed away on June 28, 2017 in Lawrenceville Georgia. She was the fourth of nine children to Percy and Averil Gordon and the first of two daughters. In 1959, Gloria graduated from the Antigua Girls High School where, in addition to her regular course load, she received piano tutoring, and became quite accomplished on the keyboard. Despite her passion for music, she declined a scholarship to continue her piano studies in London England, in order to pursue her career ambition to become a registered nurse. She graduated as an RN in 1964 from Doncaster Gate Hospital on Yorkshire England. After additional studies in Essex, she became a certified midwife. She loved to talk about the scores of babies she delivered into the world. On vacation in London in 1962, she ran into a young man from Antigua whom she recognized as a friend of one of her brothers, and they began speaking as though they were old friends. Thus began the relationship between Gloria Gordon and Frank Lewis. Because her initials were G.G. and the musical “Gigi” was popular at that time, Frank nicknamed her Gigi, and that’s how she was known from then. After they both moved to the United States, the couple was married in Manhattan on July 27, 1968. After her husband graduated from Hampton University in Virginia, they moved to New York where he pursued his Masters degree at NYU and Gigi started working as a nurse at Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. On March 9, 1973, their only child Nikki was born, in the same hospital where her mom worked. She has followed in her mother’s footsteps with the piano and love of singing. Gigi had always added her beautiful soprano voice to any choir of each church she attended. Gigi is survived by her husband Frank, her daughter Nikki, five brothers, a sister, numerous relatives, church families and friends. Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00 pm on Friday, July 7, 2017 at Wages and Sons, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy., Lawrenceville, GA 30046 (770) 277-4550 In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you consider a donation, made in honor of Gigi, to any of the following: Save The Children, Epilepsy Foundation of Georgia, or First Moravian Church of Georgia

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  1. Nikki, Frank and family you are in my thoughts and prayers. I love you and I’m very sorry for your loss. May God bless you during this time. I’m always here if you need me.

  2. Revelation 21:4
    And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.”

  3. Mama Gigi, you will be missed! I remember and keep close the memories of you always dancing around. Cannot not wait to dance with you in heaven! Frank & Nikki, you are in my thoughts & prayers….and you’re both stuck with me as family too!!

    Love and Blessings,

  4. Blessings to you and your family, and may the Holy Spirit comfort you and reveal His love to you during this difficult time. ((Hugs))

  5. Frank and Nikki praying and wishing you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead, and loving memories to forever hold in your hearts

  6. From Quincy Etinoff and the entire Etinoff family in Antigua and abroad, we confirm our support of you Uncle Frank and cousin Nikki, at this very difficult time. Our prayers attend.

  7. Uncle Frank and cousin Nikki, I am truly sorry for the loss of Aunt Gloria. My heart aches with sadness.

  8. Uncle Frank and cousin Nikki, I am truly sorry for the loss of Aunt Gloria. My heart aches with sadness. God will grant you the strength to continue on each day, and if you need an ear to listen to you or a shoulder to cry on….I’m here.

  9. Deepest condolences from Robert Downey and family (on behalf of the extended Downey family – Descendants of Edward William Tomlinson, BWI

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

  10. Deepest condolences from Robert Downey and family (on behalf of the extended Downey family – Descendants of Edward William Tomlinson, BWI)

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this difficult time.

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  11. Our thoughts are with you both as we lay to rest our mother, wife,sister ,aunt and friend…may God give you the strength to cope with the pain of your lost….we love you!

  12. Deepest sympathies to the Lewis’, Gordon’s and extended family on the tragic loss of a wife, mother, sister, aunt, cousin, friend. May she rest in peace.

  13. Sincerest sympathies from Charmaine caines. And the rest of the David Gonsalves-Barriero family.

  14. Frank and Nikki I send you Love, Light and positive energies to carry you through. I know Creator, Almighty God will carry you through as I call it forth, he wraps you and the rest of our family in his arm as we go through.
    You are in my thoughts and prayers. Love you.
    May my beloved Cousin Gloria Rest in Sweet Eternal Peace.

  15. To: The Gordon and Lewis Families
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow.
    From: The Joseph Family

  16. Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. Lifting up the Gordon & Lewis families today and always.

  17. Nikki and family. You are all in my thoughts and prayers in this time of sorrow. While I didn’t know your Mom, I can only imagine how wonderful she was if you are a reflection of her. May God be with you and your family.

  18. Frank & Nikki, I’m praying for you, and will continue to pray, that God will fill you with peace & comfort in the midst of your sadness. I think of Gigi’s smile, taking great pride in you both, and the way she radiates the love of Jesus. Happy to have spent time with your family. Looking forward to seeing you soon. xoxo

  19. Our deepest condolences to the Gordon and Lewis families. We pray for God to watch over you and bring you comfort. From The Jackson-Jennings Family

  20. To the entire family, please accept my condolences. May you find comfort in the memories….God bless you all.

  21. Dear family of Mrs. Lewis,

    Although I did not know your beautiful loved one; I happened upon her obituary while searching for someone else’. What a beautiful tribute to a life well lived. Mrs. Lewis your life, travels, and love story are so very inspirational, and what a legacy you leave for your husband and daughter to cherish.

    May the Lord Bless your beautiful soul, and may your sweet smile and angelic gift of music light up Heaven, as it did Earth.

    Rest in Paradise, and God Bless you all.

  22. With deepest sympathy to all the family. My thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time.

  23. Dear Frank & Nikki, our prayers and thoughts are with you at this time. Remember the joys shared and times of happiness. God bless

  24. Mr. Frank & Nikki, a prayer of covering for you. Although we are sad, and a piece of our heart is hurting. I know God smiled the biggest smile seeing Ms. Gigi walk toward him. Weeping is only for a short time, but God’s joy is eternal. Love you both!

  25. Our deepest sympathies to Uncle Frank and Nikki. Our hearts ache for the loss of Aunt Gloria. May she rest in Eternal Peace.

  26. Frank & Nikki. Although it is difficult today to see beyond the sorrow, may looking back in memory help comfort you tomorrow. With love and remembrance.

  27. This is mostly for Frank. I only met GiGi once or twice, at my sister Brenda Nail DeLauder’s home during open house. I remember her being delightful to talk with — her wonderful accent, expansive worldview, sly wit and repartee — and how when Frank joined in how very much they exemplified the best paradigms of ‘couple’. Frank later delivered exquisite, memorable, heartfelt poems at services for both my late sister and late brother-in-law Ric, and I had the pleasure of speaking with him after each of those tone-setting contributions. So soon after the latter, to learn that the fire claimed both his home and the love of his life was a cruel gut punch. How is it that we can lose such valuable personal forces to so random a tragedy as a house fire? Yet there remains scant else for the living to do but go on living, and for us to savor those chance encounters with souls that touch our hearts and quicken our love to be among kindred minds.

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