Marlene Lewis, 81, of Beaufort, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, at CarolinaEast Medical Center in New Bern.

The family will celebrate her life privately.

She is survived by her daughter, Nancy Lewis Foust of Beaufort; sister, Merita Murphy of Hattiesburg, Miss.; one niece; and two nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Duree Ryan; brother, Ernie Ryan; two sons, Doug and Brian Lewis; and a brother-in-law.

Arrangements are by Noe Funeral Service Inc. of Beaufort. Electronic condolences and life tributes may be sent to the family at

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