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Our Staff

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Our staff is comprised of dedicated and licensed professionals with the experience to answer all your questions regarding our services. Please feel free to contact any of our staff members at any time.

Lois C. Washington

Lois C. Washington

Chief Executive Officer/General Manager

Mrs. Washington began working in the funeral sevice industry in the late 1990’s for Lewis Funeral Home.

She was born in New Orleans, La.  She received her elementary, high school and college education in New Orleans.

Following her college graduation, she was immediately hired by the Social Security Administration.  She continued working for that government agency until she retired in January 1999.

Her husband, Robert Washington, Jr. was the owner of Lewis Funeral Home, the oldest Black funeral home in San Antonio, Tx.

Upon his death in April 2011, even though she had been engaged on a marginal level in the funeral business, it became evident she would become the owner and President of Lewis Funeral Home and she had an awesome staff to support her in this new position.

She is a member of the National Funeral Directors and Mortician Assoc. Inc., the Independent Funeral Directors  Assoc. of Texas, Inc., and the Alamo Funeral Directors Assoc.

She lives in San Antonio, Texas.  She has two children Karen and Robert and two grandchildren.

Telephone: 1-210-227-7281

Email: admin@lewisfuneralhome.com


Tony R. Hendricks

Tony R. Hendricks

Chief Operating Officer; FD

Tony is a native of San Antonio.  All of his schooling was here in San Antonio.  He graduated from East Central High School and later attended San Antonio College where he enrolled in the Mortuary Science Program.

While attending this college he began working for Lewis Funeral Home.  Upon graduation he passed the National Board exam and received his Funeral Director’s license.  He has served as a full time Funeral Director for over 16 years.

In 2009 he was named the Chief Operating Officer for Lewis Funeral Home.  He is committed to providing people with helpful information and experienced guidance.

In 2014 Tony received the Man of the Year Award from the Independent Funeral Directors Association of Texas, Inc. He is currently the Vice-President of that association. He is also a member of the National Funeral Directors and Mortician Association, Inc. and in 2015 he received the Governor’s Award District VI for the National.

He also does a community service radio program on KCHL Broadcast  and participates in many of the public schools career day programs.

He resides in San Antonio with his wife Ronnette.

Telephone: 1-210-227-7281

Email: admin@lewisfuneralhome.com


Clarence Hill, Sr.

Clarence Hill, Sr.

Chief Financial Officer/Human Resource Director

Clarence E. Hill is the Business Manager /Chief Financial Officer at Lewis Funeral Home 

He started with Lewis Funeral Home in 1995 as a bookkeeper and is Chief Financial Officer and Human Resource Director /Payroll Director.

Clarence was born in Lavaca County, Texas in 1937 and graduated from Asberry High School of Yoakum, Texas in 1954 as the Valedictorian of his class.  He earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mathematics and Industrial Engineering in 1958 from Prairie View A& M University.

Clarence started his teaching career as a high school mathematics teacher in El Campo, Texas in 1958.  He later accepted a position as the head of the mathematics and science department of Elgin High School in Elgin., Texas in 1966.  Clarence moved to San Antonio, Texas in 1968 accepting a position in the San Antonio School District as a mathematics teacher at Wheatley High School and retired from Jefferson High School in 1995.

Clarence furthered studies in mathematics, Science and Education Administration and received a Master Degree in Education Administration in 1986 from Prairie View A&M University.

He served as an Adjunct Instructor with the Alamo Colleges from 1969 thru 2003.

He is married to Jewel Hill and they have two children Tina and Clarence and four grandchildren. 

Telephone: 1-210-227-7281

Email: admin@lewisfuneralhome.com


Clarence Baines

Clarence Baines

Manager; FD/Emb

Clarence has been associated with Lewis Funeral Home since the 1970’s and has been a licensed Funeral Director and Embalmer since 1978.

He was born in Wharton, Texas and graduated from Brackenridge High School in 1975.  He began working for the funeral home at a very early age.  Upon graduating from high school, it was known that he wanted to continue working in the funeral business.  Therefore, he attended San Antonio College and enrolled in their Mortuary Science Program.  He completed the course, passed the State Board Exam and received his Funeral Director and Mortician License.  In April 2002, he was promoted to manager of Lewis Funeral Home.

He has directed many funerals throughout the years.  He is a mentor to mortuary science students who are assigned to the funeral home.  In addition, he does a weekly community broadcast service on the local KCHL radio station.

He is a member of Epsilon Nu Delta Mortuary Fraternity and has served as the president of the Alamo Funeral Directors Association.

He is married to Marie and they live in San Antonio.

Telephone: 1-210-227-7281

Email: admin@lewisfuneralhome.com


Rev. James A. Bryant, Sr.

Rev. James A. Bryant, Sr.

Chief Embalmer

James was born in San Antonio, Texas.  After graduating from high school he was drafted into the Army and served one tour in Vietnam.  He was discharged from the military service in 1970.

He then enrolled at Commonwealth College of Mortuary Science and graduated from that school in 1972.

He returned to San Antonio and began working for Lewis Funeral Home.  

James has been an employee with the firm for forty-five years.  He is considered the “Best of the Best” in terms of embalming skills by his peers throughout the United States. He was named Chief Embalmer in 1985.

He has served as a preceptor for the San Antonio College Mortuary Science Internship and Clinical Program.  Additionally, he along with Clarence Baines has mentored and trained many students as interns at Lewis Funeral Home.

He is a life member of Epsilon Nu Delta Mortuary Fraternity, Inc., past Office Coordinator and served as their Regional Vice President.  He is also a member of Independent Funeral Directors Association of Texas where he serves as Southwest District President and is a member of the National Funeral Directors and Mortician Association, Inc.

He was named the Epsilon Nu Delta Mortuary Fraternity, Inc. “EMBALMER OF THE YEAR 2016”

He resides in San Antonio with his wife Joyce.

Telephone: 1-210-227-7281

Email: admin@lewisfuneralhome.com


Johnny C. Mosely

Johnny C. Mosely

Funeral Director/Embalmer


Telephone: 1-210-227-7281

Email: admin@lewisfuneralhome.com


Desiree Marshall

Desiree Marshall

Funeral Director/Embalmer



Sharon Foote

Sharon Foote

Sr. Administrative Assistant


Telephone: 1-210-227-7281

Email: admin@lewisfuneralhome.com


Bruce Harris

Bruce Harris

Accounts Receivable Manager


Telephone: 1-210-227-7281


Jenny Clack

Jenny Clack

Administrative Assistant


Telephone: 1-210-227-7281


Karen Washington

Karen Washington

Administrative Assistant


Telephone: 1-210-227-7281


Rev. Arthur L. Jackson

Rev. Arthur L. Jackson

Attendant


Telephone: 1-210-227-7281


Rodrigus Knight

Rodrigus Knight

Sr. Attendant/Night Manager



Bud Jones

Preneed Counselor

Cell Phone: 210-264-0424

Telephone: 1-210-227-7281

Email: admin@lewisfuneralhome.com


Mayor Mary Dennis

Mayor Mary Dennis

Funeral Director/Embalmer



Pearl Donner

Beautician



Carol Christian

Carol Christian

Receptionist



Frank Ceruti

Frank Ceruti

Computer Analyst



Carl 'JJ' Johnson

Carl "JJ" Johnson

Attendant



Linda Matthews

Linda Matthews

Attendant



Darrell Schuler

Darrell Schuler

Attendant



Mae K. Thorne

Staff Musician



Oscar Vicks

Oscar Vicks

Fleet Maintenace Manager

Cell Phone: 210-289-7683

Telephone: 1-210-227-7281


Bishop R.D. Washington

Bishop R.D. Washington

Chaplin



Porter Hughes

Porter Hughes

Attendant



Justin Sanders

Justin Sanders



Jerome Harris

Jerome Harris



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