|Birth: ||Mar. 25, 1910|
|Death: ||Nov. 7, 2005|
Copied with permission from the Shawnee News-Star:
November 9, 2005:
Lifelong Maud area resident Ruth Deloris (Pratt) Lucy, 95, died Monday, Nov. 7, at Sunset Estates Nursing Home, Tecumseh.
She was born March 25, 1910, in Maud to Louis William and Nancy Gertrude (Lusk) Pratt. Lucy and her sons were born at the same homeplace her father acquired in the land run.
On Sept. 8, 1925, she married Robert "Garland" Lucy in Konawa.
She worked at Harjo School as a cook for 25 years and at Maud School as a cook for 11 years. She also worked at the Maud Housing Authority, the Action Program and the Maud Senior Citizen Center.
Lucy was a member of Trinity Baptist Church, Maud, and the American Legion Auxilary. She and Garland were also members of the Maud Roundup Club.
She and Garland loved to dance and go to ballgames.
Preceding her in death are her parents; her husband, Garland, on June 19, 1986; son, Loy Lucy, who in 1940 died in a house fire at the age of 13; daughter, Lueree Hudson in 1990; two brothers, Willie Pratt in 1913 and infant Donald Pratt in 1909; two sisters, Maggie Cheatwood in 1995 and Mable Miller in 1994.
Survivors include three sons and daughters-in-laws, Paul and Nancy Lucy of Maud, Leroy and Betty Lucy of Edmond, Jack Lucy and his companion, Joyce Townsend, of Tecumseh; nine grandchildren, J.P. Lucy, Jeff Lucy, Hiley Lucy, Robert Lucy, Rex Lucy, Lorna Horne, Lueroyce Briggs, Jim Hudson and Linda Adams; 18 great-grandchildren and one great-great-granddaughter.
Pall bearers will be J.P. Lucy, Jeff Lucy, Robert Lucy, Rex Lucy, Jim Hudson and Hiley Lucy.
Visitation will be 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. today and until the service begins on Thursday, under the direction of Knight-Swearingen Funeral Home of Maud. Service will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Trinity Baptist Church, Maud, with Glen Williams officiaiting. Burial will follow at Cummings Cemetery, Maud.
Created by: Kay Sugg Best
Record added: Nov 11, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 12310800
Ruth Deloris Lucy is buried in Cummings Cemetery, Maud, Pottawatomie Co., Oklahoma. Obituary can be found in the Seminole Producer & Shawnee News Star, Nov. 9, 2005.|
Vickie (Trout) Richards
Added: Jun. 19, 2013