Ida May Lewis was born Feb. 27, 1924, in Texarkana, Texas, to Simon Columbus Talbert and Mary Alma Clinkingbeard Talbert. She passed away Oct. 7, 2019, at Houston House.
Mrs. Lewis grew up in Texarkana and attended public schools during the worst part of the Depression. Later she traveled and lived in Louisiana, New Mexico, Alaska and Missouri, as well as Texas and Arkansas. Her passions were gardening, plants and family. She always preferred living plants to cut flowers and family visits to vacation trips.
Ida was preceded in death by her parents; five brothers; two sisters; a son, James Travis Ogden; and husbands, John Ogden and L.C. Lewis.
She is survived by her sons, Samuel W. Ogden of Colleyville, Texas, and David M. Ogden of Arizona City, Ariz.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
Graveside services are 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11, 2019, at Hillcrest Memorial Park in Texarkana, Texas. Services were under the direction of Evans Funeral Home, Houston.