Retired Lawyer Dies in Maryville

Floyd Wallace Lewis Sr., 88, died Monday (Nov. 25) in Maryville. Originally from Mississippi, Lewis served in the U.S. Navy during World War II and then earned his law degree from Tulane University Law School. Lewis worked for Middle South Utilities (now Entergy) in various capacities -- from corporate lawyer to CEO -- for more than 36 years. Though he lived in New Orleans for most of his life, Lewis moved to Tennessee after Hurricane Katrina. A memorial service will be held tomorrow (Nov. 27) at 2:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Maryville. The family will receive friends prior to the service. Funeral services will be Saturday at 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Kentwood, La. Burial will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. Read more about his life in Knoxnews.