Class of 1952
Narion Duane Lacy. 68, of Paris died Wednesday,
July 9, 2003, at Jackson-Madison County General
The body was to be cremated.
A memorial service is planned at 2 p.m. Monday at
First Baptist Church.
Jerry Massey, Bob Shull and Bennie Akers will officiate.
Honorary pallbearers will be Charles H. "Homer" Spain,
Walter P. Griffey, Jr., Harlan McCartney, William
Atchison, Joe VanDyke and Billy Owens.
Following the service the Lacy family will receive friends
in the welcome center at the church.
After visiting at the church, a burial is planned at Hansel
Cemetery east of Paris.
Ridgeway Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
There will be no visitation at the funeral home.
Born in Paris on November 2, 1934, he was a son of the
late Frank Thomas "F.T." Lacy and Elizabeth Avenelle
Underwood Lacy. He was married on December 22, 1978,
to the former Karen Burdick, who lives in Reston,
A U.S. Army veteran, Lacy was a Grove High School
graduate. He received a law degree from Memphis State
University, Now the University of Memphis.
He was elected to the Tennessee Legislature in 1960. In addition to practicing law in McKenzie and Paris, he became
attorney for the U.S. Postal Service in 1968, where he
worked for 35 years.
Lacy also was a legal lecturer in several states.
A former member of First Baptist Church in Paris, he was a
member of Reston (Va.) Bible Church at his death.
He also leaves two daughters: Susan (Troy) Hawksford
of Northville, Michigan,and Kirsten Bruestle of
Bemidji, Minnesota: one son: Monty Karen Lunt of
One brother: Billy Maurice (Roezona) Lacy of Springville;
one sister: Betty (Benny) Stubblefield Akers of
Springville; one aunt: Louise Underwood of Paris;
Two nieces: Sherry Jackson of Summertown and
Valerie Godbott of Little Rock, Arkansas;
Three nephews: Kenny Lacy of Paris, Tim Lacy
of Puryear and Jim Stubblefield of Murfreesboro;
and eight grandchildren.
The family request no flowers.
Memorials may be made to the American Diabetes
Association, Tennessee Affiliate, 4205 Hillsboro
Road, Suite 200, Nashville 37215.
The Paris Post-Intelligencer
July 11, 2003 Edition ~ Used by permission
Obituary scan provided by TED JENKINS
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