Mr. Fred Vernon Lewis age 71, of Halls Valley Road, Trion passed away Sunday June 22nd at his residence following an extended illness.  A native of Chattooga County. He was born to the late millard M. and Mammie Ester Brooks Lewis on May 6th 1937.  Mr. Lewis was preceded in death by his wife Davine Lewis, He was a Veteran of the US Air Force retiring after 20 years of service then working for Simpson Paper Products in Pasadena, TX, retiring some 8 yers ago and returning to Georgia to live.  Surviving are children, Donna Lynn Claybourn, Debbie Terrell and Dale Vernon Lewis  all of Pasadena TX. Sisters Judy McNair of LaFayette and Wanda Smith of Trion, Brother Marshall Lewis of Lawrenceville, seven grandchildren, and a number of great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews also survive.  Funeral services will be held Thursday at 1pm from the graveside in Forest Lawn Cememtery Pasadena, TX.  Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in Charge of arrangements.