Marquis L. Lewis, 26, son of Gloria Jean Prescott was born on Sept. 3, 1991, in Sumter County. Marquis entered eternal rest on Aug. 25, 2018. He was a 2010 graduate of Sumter High School. Marquis then furthered his education by attending Central Carolina Technical College. He was employed by the City of Sumter. His favorite hobby was lifting weights, which he loved.

He leaves to cherish his memories: a loving mother, Gloria Prescott; his father, Harry L. Lewis; a daughter, Kaleese M. Lewis; a son, Marsean J. Lewis; a brother, Quan'ta M. Lewis; grandparents: Alex Prescott, Corine Cabbagestalk, and Arthur and Marie Knox; special friend and brother, Mario Benbow; and a host of uncles, aunts, extended brothers and sisters, other relatives and friends.

Public viewing will be held today from 5 to 8 p.m. at Job's Mortuary.

Mr. Lewis will be placed in the church on Monday at 10 a.m. for viewing until the hour of service.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Salem Chapel & Heritage Center, 101 S. Salem Ave., Sumter, with Min. Tonya Batie-Washington Officiating and the Rev. Dr. Joann P. Murrill, Eulogist. Interment will follow in Mt. Olive Memorial Gardens.

Family will receive friends at the home, 1043 Wellington Road, Sumter. Job's Mortuary Inc., 312 S. Main St., is in charge of arrangements.

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