Dorothy Leota (Bitner) Lewis

Dorothy Leota (Bitner) Lewis, 85, went to be with Jesus December 20, 2022 in Amarillo, Texas. She was born February 27, 1936 in Littlefield, Texas, to Virgil Lee Bitner and Ellen (Moore) Bitner. She was the second child of three and was raised in the Littlefield area where she graduated from Littlefield High School.

Dorothy met and married the love of her life, Charles Lewis, on January 1, 1955 and they began farming in Olton, Texas. She was a wonderful housewife and mother to their three children. She loved shopping, traveling, and her grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents and brother Billy Bitner.

Dorothy is survived by her husband, Charles, her brother Jimmy Bitner, and her children Helen Lewis Smith, Howard Lewis, Bill Lewis and wife Amy, four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to your favorite charity or church.


  1. Karen Lewis

    Helen, Howard, and Billy Carl,
    I am so sorry for the loss of your mother. Just know she was loved and she is in a better place. No more tears, no more sorrow.
    Love you all
    Aunt Gay and Karen

  2. Lisa Flanagan

    Helen I am so sorry for you in the loss of your Mother. I know she is happy and whole and please know I am praying daily for you and all of your families. I know you take great comfort in knowing you will see your precious Mother again in the near future. God Bless You!!!! Lisa Flanagan

  3. Judy Mayo

    Helen my thoughts and prayers are sent to you and all your Mom’s families and friends. Judy Mayo

  4. Coby Livesay

    Helen, Howard and Billy Carl
    Prayers of peace and comfort at this time of sorrow. Cherish Memories of the fireworks stand and your Moms kindness to me and family.
    Coby Livesay

  5. Jo and Floyd Light

    I am so sorry for your loss! Sending prayers for comfort to each of you! Dorothy was always so much fun. We always laughed a lot…sweet memories.

  6. Anonymous

    Helen, Howard and Billy Carl.
    My heart hurts for all of you and myself. Your mom was the kindest, most loving person that I have ever known.
    She loved all of you.
    She was such a good friend, and I will never forget her.
    My heart is sad,,,but I am glad she is with her Jesus, that she loved so much.
    “george” in Oregon

  7. Georgie Wherley

    I am sending you all so much love and peace.
    Sweet Dorothy is so missed.
    Helen. Howard, Billy Carl,,,she loved you.

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