Della E. Lewark

December 11, 1928 - April 6, 2016

12/11/1928 - 04/06/2016

Past Services

Friday April 08, 2016
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Chesapeake Chapel
929 Battlefield Blvd S
Chesapeake, VA 23322
(757) 482-3311 | Directions
Saturday April 09, 2016
2:00 pm
Knotts Island United Methodist Church
675 Knotts Island Road
Knotts Island, NC 27950
Saturday April 09, 2016
2:45 pm
Knotts Island Cemetery
Woodleigh Rd., Currituck County
Knotts Island, NC

Della Mae Ellis Lewark, 87, died April 6, 2016 in her home. Mrs. Lewark was born in Fuquay-Varina, NC to the late James Lee and Eva Mae Honeycutt Ellis. She and her husband, Ralph owned and operated Lewark Brothers Hunting and Fishing Lodge and were members of Knotts Island UMC. She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph W. Lewark, son, Fred James Lewark and grandson, Gregory Freeman.
Left to cherish her memory are her loving children, Ralph Wayne Lewark (Rosalie), Faye Freeman (Gary), Martha Lewark-Burns (Bob), Patricia Lenthall (Michael), and Ira Thomas Lewark (Cindy) all of Knotts Island; sister Ramona Lloyd (Bruce) of CA; grandchildren, Steven, Danielle, Rachel, Paul, Ellis, Sara and Sam; and great grandchildren, Mason and Reagan.
The family will receive friends on Friday from 6:00 pm until 7:30 pm at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Chesapeake. A funeral service will be held on Saturday at 2:00 pm at Knotts Island UMC with Rev. Diana Johnson and Frank Jennings officiating. Burial will follow at Knotts Island Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Knotts Island UMC. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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George E Ellis Jr
7 years ago

All love and prayers for her and to her family

Debbie Friend
7 years ago

So sorry for the family’s loss! Miss Della welcomed me to the Island when Bobby became the pastor of KIUMC with love and the most wonderful smile! She always knew how to make you feel special and at home! Love you Della So sorry we will not be able to be at the celebration of this wonderful ladies life!

Leona Davis-Daniels
7 years ago

Greetings Martha, Rachel & Family,

May God forever bless you all during this time of bereavement. Please know that my heartfelt prayers and condolences goes out to you all that He will keep you and comfort you where you need it most.

Be blessed. Leona Davis-Daniels

Jayne Fentress
7 years ago

Ms. Della was a wonderful lady. I loved visiting her and seeing her beautiful smile. She will be missed.

Jayne Fentress
7 years ago

Ms. Della was a wonderful lady. I loved visiting her and seeing her beautiful smile. She will be missed .

Marsha Williams Fink
7 years ago

My heartfelt prayers and condolences to the whole Lewark family…GodSpeed Ms Della….What a special woman she was….think she fed me more than my mom….and loved me just as much…..So many wonderful memories…so blessed to have been included in her family and life….I will never forget….

Linda & Eric Griggs
7 years ago

God bless our prayers are with you all

Linda & Eric Griggs
7 years ago

God Bless our prayers are with the families peace be with everyone

Barbara and RobRoy Spencer
7 years ago

May God hold you all in his loving arms during this time of loss and sadness. Celebrate in the wonderful life and love of family which holds you all together.

Linda & Eric Griggs
7 years ago

God Bless Our prays are with you all.