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107-year-old Lorene Easley Luckey of Paris will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at
McEvoy Funeral Home.
The Rev. Dr. Rob D. Martin, pastor of First United Methodist Church in Paris, will officiate. Burial will follow in Maplewood Cemetery.
Selected as pallbearers are Brad Smart, Brendan Smart, Bob Miller, David Rogers, Danny Veazey and Dr. Garry Grimes.
J.C. Williams will be an honorary pallbearer.
Visitation will be after 1 p.m. Thursday until the service.
Luckey died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, at Paris Healthcare Center.
Born April 26, 1903, in Dickson, she was a daughter of the late Benjamin Martin Easley and Margaret Miller Easley.
She was married on Oct. 16, 1926, to Walter Carlton Luckey, who preceded her in death.
Mrs. Luckey’s father was an engineer with L&N Railroad. She started first grade at Lee School after the family moved to Paris from Bowling Green, Ky.
She graduated from E.W. Grove High School in 1924, completed two years of teacher’s training, then married Walter Carlton Luckey.
They resided at 201 Ogburn St. in Paris for most of their married life and enjoyed traveling and spending time with friends at their cabin on Kentucky Lake.
She was an avid gardener, excellent bridge player and an accomplished seamstress. She operated a successful drapery business from her home for many years.
She was very active in First United Methodist Church, maintaining her support until the end of her life.
Though she had no children of her own, “Aunt Lorene” opened her heart and her home to all in her family. She kept up with details of these many lives until just a few days before her death.
She leaves two cousins: Lucille Houle of Paris and Martha Plank of Clarksville; her husband’s nephew: George M. (Sue) Luckey Jr. of Morehead, Ky.; her husband’s niece: Mildred Luckey (Mac McConnell) Fryman; and a great many cherished great-nieces, great-great-nieces, nephews and cousins.
She also was preceded in death by two sisters: Katie Easley Hogan and Bertie Easley Arnett Field; and her nieces: Betty Jane Hagan Crenshaw, Julia Hagan Dick and Frances Easley Arnett.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 25, Paris, Tn. 38242 or the Robert E. Lee Association, P.O. Box 667, Paris, Tn. 38242.
Reprinted from THE PARIS
January 19 , 2011 Edition ~ Used by Permission
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