Lillian Lewis funeral Monday

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The late Lillian Miles Lewis with her husband Rep. John Lewis and the late Sen. Ted Kennedy. Lillian Lewis died Dec. 31, 2012. (File Photo)

ATLANTA -- Dignitaries, friends and family are joining Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) in saying a final farewell to his late wife.

Lillian Lewis died last Monday at age 73.

Her funeral is being held at Ebenezer Baptist Church, where the couple married 44 years ago.

President Obama called Rep. Lewis to offer his condolences.

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On Sunday, members of the Delta Sigma Theta sorority remembered Lillian Lewis with a private ceremony.

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