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“It has taken me months to be able to visit this site. My grandmother was a most remarkable woman. A strong role model who supported my beliefs in old...Read More »
1 of 9 | Posted by: Jennifer Lucas - Bloomington, IN

“My thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Losing a parent is so very difficult. What a wonderful legacy she has left to her loved ones...Read More »
2 of 9 | Posted by: Becky Barton - Indianapolis, IN

“I was sorry to read of your loss in the paper yesterday. My condolences to you all. ”
3 of 9 | Posted by: Dan Garner - Bloomington, IN

“Diane, I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. You are in my thoughts and prayers! ”
4 of 9 | Posted by: Miranda Ressler - Gas City, IN

“Diane & Ted, We are sorry to hear of your loss. We will keep you both in our Thoughts and Prayers. ”
5 of 9 | Posted by: Jake & Marilyn Roth - Fairmount, IN

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are offered for you during this difficult time. ”
6 of 9 | Posted by: Bob and Mattie Wright - Gas City, IN

“Diane and Ted, I was so sorry to hear about your mother. I know you have done everything you could to make her life easier. ”
7 of 9 | Posted by: Linda Magers - Fairmount, IN

“So sorry to hear of your mother's passing..your in our thoughts and prayers. ”
8 of 9 | Posted by: Ken & Carolyn Jones - Fairmount, IN

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family. May you rest in peace. ”
9 of 9 | Posted by: Kerry Faulkenberg - anderson, IN


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Wilma N. Lucas, 91, of Jonesboro, IN, passed away Sunday morning January 10, 2010 at Colonial Oaks Healthcare Center, Marion, Indiana after a long illness. She was born in Muncie, IN on April 14, 1918 to August and Mable (Worthen) Haas. She was the oldest in a family of five daughters, all of whom have pre-deceased her. Wilma was a Homemaker and worked as a nurses aide at Ball Memorial Hospital in Muncie, IN prior to her marriage. Her passion in later life was genealogy. She contributed vast amounts of research to both the Haas and Lucas lineages. Wilma was a woman of quiet strength, an exemplary mother and wife who demonstrated a patience and understanding of her family and those whose paths crossed hers. She was a member of the Wednesday Evening Study Club the United Methodist Church and the Daughters of the American Revolution. She embraced the digital age and was online almost daily for the past 16 years. Reading was also one of her passions. A book was never far from her chair throughout her life. Wilma served on the Jonesboro Library Board, Jonesboro Geneaology Club and as a boys and girls scout leader. She enjoyed sewing and knitting. She was the daughter of the late August Haas and the late Mable (Worthen) Haas. She was born in Muncie, Indiana on April 14, 1918. She graduated from Muncie Central High School in 1936 and attended Business School. She is survived by her husband of 70 years, John Edward Lucas, currently residing at Colonial Oaks in Marion. The were married in New Castle, IN on March 24, 1939. Also surviving are Two Daughters: Patricia Diane (Ted) Bruch, Fairmount, IN Cindy Carol Lucas, Georgetown, TX One Son: John Michael (Bette) Lucas, Bloomington, IN 4 Grandchildren 3 Great Grandchildren 2 Great Great Grandchildren Arrangements are being handled by Armes-Hunt Funeral Home, 415 S. Main St., Fairmount, IN Funeral service is Thursday at 10 AM at the funeral home with the Rev. Kay Patton officiating. Interment will be at Elmridge Cemetery, Muncie, IN Friends may call the funeral home on Wednesday, January 13, 2010 from 4-8 PM. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mill Township Well Food Pantry in care of the funeral home On line condolences may be made at www.armeshuntfuneralhome.com

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