Howard Lee Lewis, 87, died Wednesday April 15, 2009 at the Hospice Ministries, Inc. in Ridgeland. Services for Mr. Lewis were held on Wednesday, April 22, 2009 at the Pearl River Valley M. B. Church, with Pastor Michael Graves and Rev. Charles J, Beard II officiating and Rev. Arnold B. Lewis delivering the Eulogy. Interment was in the Pearl River Valley Cemetery, with Laird Mortuary, Inc. in charge of arrangements.