Advertisement

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
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

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.

PREVIOUS COVERAGE

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.

RELATED COVERAGE

Bond denied for suspect accused in deadly hit-and-run in Richland County

Copyright 2022 WIS. All rights reserved.

Notice a spelling or grammar error in this article? Click or tap here to report it. Please include the article’s headline.