Graveside funeral services will be held on Monday, February 22 at 1:00 P.M. at Lindsay Cemetery for Fern Ella Twitty, 87 of Lindsay who passed away January 15. Bradley Twitty will officiate and interment will follow.
Fern was born February 22, 1933 in Weston, Missouri to Aaron and Bessie Lewis and was brought to California as a young child. She was raised and attended schools in both Lindsay and Exeter. She married Lawrence “Leland” Twitty May 9, 1953 in Lindsay and they made their home here. In addition to being a loving wife and mother, Fern worked in fruit production in and around the Lindsay area for many years and will be remembered as a very hard working lady. She was a long time member of Immanuel Baptist Church and loved going to church and being involved with the Awana Program as well as many other things there. She also loved going to the beach and being with her family and especially her grandchildren. Fern was preceded in death by her husband Leland Twitty. She is survived by her daughter Tammy Jansma of Visalia; her sons Larry Twitty of Lindsay and Gary Twitty (Sharon) of Chowchilla; her brothers Malcom Lewis of Oregon, Doyle Lewis of Rancho Cordova and Johnny Lewis of Tracy; 7 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren and numerous other relatives and friends. Visitation will be held that same day, Monday, February 22 from 9 to 12:00 P.M. at the funeral home.
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