From the June 10, 1981 edition of The Forest-Blade:
Mrs. Marion Lewis admires the silver tray she received from the faculty and staff of Swainsboro Elementary School during the retirement luncheon in her honor. Mrs. Lewis retired after 30 years as a school teacher. Special guests at the luncheon at Western Sizzlin were Mrs. Lewis’ husband, Josh Lewis, and Miss. J.L. Lewis, Sr. The retiree also received a certificate of appreciation from the school.