Mamie Lee Lewis Barnum, 79, of Hartford, Connecticut; transitioned on Saturday, March 26, 2022.
Mamie was born on February 7, 1943, in Sasser, GA, to the late Henry & Ellen (Alston) Lewis, Sr. She married Johnny Barnum on May 11, 1964, and relocated to Hartford, CT, where they raised four children. Gagret Barnum, New Britain, CT, Gagretta Peaks, West Hartford, CT, Karen (Antoine) Harris, Bloomfield, CT, and Calina Barnum, Hartford, CT.
She worked for the Visiting Nurses Association of Hartford for twenty-two years and was semi-retired. She was an active member of Faith Congregational Church where she served as a Deaconess, Sunday School Teacher, Young Choir Team Member, Chancel & Gospel Choir Member, and a member of several church boards. She graduated from Carver High School in Dawson, GA, and furthered her education by attending college in Hartford.
She has nine Grandchildren, Ashley Barnum, Tevin (Alicia) Peaks, Nia Barnum, Tyler Reynolds, Gagret Barnum II, Shaylin Peaks, Nyah Peaks, Alexia Williams, and Kiya Harris. Two Great Grandchildren, Antonio Peaks and Tatiana Peaks.
Preceding her in death -- Grandchildren, Brittany Peaks, Teyland Peaks, and a special daughter, Jamie Johnson. Siblings – Robert Lewis, Minnie Bogan, Ruth Seabrook, Bill Lewis, Frank Lewis, and Sandra Lewis. In-Laws – Lonnie & Flora Bell Barnum, Gene Barnum, Lonnie Barnum, Jr., Jasper Barnum, Willie (Master) Barnum, Lou (Lil Bit) Johnson, Carrie Roberts, and Lillie Campbell.
Those left to cherish her memory – Siblings – Betty Williams, Mary Ellen Lewis, Henry Lewis Jr., Lillie Dell Walton, Brenda Barnum, and Gloria Jean (Johnny) Houston. In-Laws – L.W. (Mary) Barnum, Mattie (Robert) Cannon, Jum (Mae) RaOof, Len (Marcella) Barnum, Joyce Green, and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.