Lillian Miles Lewis, wife of Georgia Congressman John Lewis, passed away this morning in Atlanta. Twitterers are expressing their condolences:
Thoughts and prayers w/ @repjohnlewis right now. His office just announced that his wife, Lillian Miles Lewis, died in Atlanta
— Daniel Malloy (@ajconwashington) December 31, 2012
Thoughts and prayers go out to Rep. John Lewis during this most difficult time
— YoungHerc365(@TylerH09) December 31, 2012
Congressman John Lewis lost his wife this morning. Let’s lift he and his family up at this difficult time. And others mourning. #praying
— Mashaun D Simon (@memadosi) December 31, 2012
@repjohnlewis So sorry to hear of your wife’s death. Our condolences.
— DebbieWilliams (@OHbamaMama) December 31, 2012
— Pat G’Orge-Walker (@PGOrgeWalker) December 31, 2012
@repjohnlewis our prayers and condolences are with you as you grieve the passing of your wife.
— Wesley Dunn (@dglobbyist) December 31, 2012
@repjohnlewis My condolences Rep Lewis. You have been our champion for the ages.We share in your grief at this hour Call on me I’ll be there
— Jacqueline Henriquez (@gelada413) December 31, 2012
@repjohnlewis Your family is in my prayers. If behind every great man is a woman…I know she is GRAND.
— Adrienne Annice (@LadyA08) December 31, 2012
Georgia Congressman John Lewis Wife Lillian passed away.Prayers for him and his family
— Politisite.com (@Politisite) December 31, 2012
Condolences to @repjohnlewis and his family, I’ve done phone work at the local Jboro office and everyone was so nice.Sorry for your loss.
— Tony (@tony__teo) December 31, 2012
My condolences to Rep. John Lewis on the passing of his wife.
— Martin Longman (@BooMan23) December 31, 2012
So sad. RIP RT @jamiedupree Office of Rep John Lewis D-GA announces that the Congressman’s wife, Lillian Miles Lewis, died this morning
— Andrew Patrick (@Andrew_Patrick) December 31, 2012
Congressman John Lewis’ wife Lillian has passed away…Condolences to this great champion of civil rights and his family…
— Jimmy williams (@Jimmyspolitics) December 31, 2012
@repjohnlewis I’m so sorry. May she rest in peace. Strength and peace and God’s love to you.
— Pam Collier (@PamCollier2) December 31, 2012
We send our heartfelt thoughts and prayers to Rep. Lewis and his family.