Susie Lewis, Maywood’s Oldest Resident, Still Regal At 108

Sunday, August 11, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews 

Featured image: Susie Lewis with her great-great-great grandson, 2-year-old Isaiah Jackson, of Dolton, during the matriarch’s 108th birthday celebration in Maywood on Saturday. | Shanel Romain

As the tributes poured in, Susie Lewis sat regally in a sparkling yellow dress, her head adorned with a tiara.

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Sun-Times’ Mary Mitchell Profiles 106-year-old ‘Regal’ Maywood Woman

Thursday, August 10, 2017 || By Local News Curator || @maywoodnews

According to Chicago Sun-Times columnist Mary Mitchell, Susie Lewis, 106, of Maywood, almost looks too good to be true.

When Mitchell, a former Maywood resident herself, visited the Maywood home where Lewis has lived for half a century, the columnist encountered a woman whose face “is virtually untouched by the two scourges of time: wrinkles and sag” and who “has the peaceful look of a contented child.”

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Maywood’s Super Century Club: 111-Year-Old Maywood Man Featured in GQ Magazine; Maywood Woman Celebrates 104th Birthday

Tuesday, August 25, 2015 || By Michael Romain  At least two Maywoodians are part of what author Michael Paternit in a June 2015 issue of GQ Magazine dubbed the “Super-Century Club.” Mother Susie Lewis (pictured left) celebrated her 104th birthday on Sat. August 15. The ceremony was held in Chicago. And Deacon Wash Wesley, a longtime member of Second Baptist Church, 436 S. 13th Avenue, was the subject … Continue reading Maywood’s Super Century Club: 111-Year-Old Maywood Man Featured in GQ Magazine; Maywood Woman Celebrates 104th Birthday