For Immediate Release
Contact: DeBórra Rimple,
December 15, 2019 Public Relations Manager
Dr. Frank Lewis Legacy
Roswell Street to be re-named, in ribbon cutting ceremony,
after Beloved Pastor and Community Activist
On Friday, January 17, 2020 at 11:00 a.m., the City of Roswell, at the request of the Dr. Frank Lewis Legacy Foundation, Inc., will re-name Dobbs Drive in Roswell, GA after beloved Pastor and Community Activist, the late Reverend Dr. Frank Lewis to Frank Lewis Drive.
Reverend Dr. Frank Lewis was the pastor of Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Roswell, GA from the spring of 1983 until his untimely death on August 5, 2014. During his tenure, Dr. Lewis was a pillar in the Roswell community with his Christian Ministry and philanthropic contributions. For over a quarter of a century he championed the campaign for generating funding which supported multiple churches, medical clinics, missionaries, and a variety of other missional needs including Haiti, South Korea, Nova Scotia, Canada, and numerous multicultural outreaches in the Roswell area.
Former Roswell Mayor, Jere Wood (1998-2018) said, “Dr. Frank Lewis had a quiet, but deep influence over the City of Roswell.”
Honorable Judge Maurice H. Hilliard, Jr. stated that “Dr. Frank Lewis had more Eagle Scouts from his church than North Fulton County combined and that speaks volumes about that man’s leadership and what an inspiration he was to a lot of people, including me.”