Lillian Lewis, Wife of Ga. Congressman John Lewis, Dies

4:56 PM, Dec 31, 2012   |    comments
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ATLANTA (AP) - Lillian Miles Lewis, wife of Democratic U.S. Rep. John Lewis, has died.

Brenda Jones, a spokeswoman for the congressman, says Lewis died Monday morning in Atlanta.

Information on her cause of death and funeral arrangements was not immediately available.

Lillian and John Lewis have been married for 44 years and have a son.

Jones says the congressman will travel from Washington, D.C. to Atlanta Monday night. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the couple met at a New Year's Eve party in 1967.

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