WATCH: Funeral services held for community activist Dr. Sonya Davis-Lewis

Funeral services were held Friday, May, 13, 2022 for Dr. Sonya Davis-Lewis.
Funeral services were held Friday, May, 13, 2022 for Dr. Sonya Davis-Lewis.(WIS News 10)
Published: May. 11, 2022 at 10:42 AM EDT
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - On Friday a funeral was held for Dr. Sonya Davis-Lewis at the St. John Baptist Church. Friends and family gathered to remember her and the contributions she made to the Columbia community.


The family of Dr. Sonya Davis-Lewis announced a ceremony to honor her legacy. Lewis was killed by a hit and run driver on Sunday May, 7, 2022.

She was attending a ceremony to honor Michael Thomas Jr. when she was killed. He was a 16-year-old hit and run victim on Fairfield Rd.

The ceremony was held at the site of her death at the intersection of Fairfield Rd and Eisenhower Dr. at 2 p.m. on Friday May, 11, 2022.

Dr. Sonya Lewis
Dr. Sonya Lewis(WIS News 10)

Her funeral service will be held on Friday, May 13, 2022 at St. John Baptist Church at 2 p.m.

Dr. Lewis was known as a community activist on topics including police corruption, systemic racism and housing equity.


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