Mildred Odell Hodges Lucas
Mildred Odell Hodges Lucas
  • April 22, 1923 - December 25, 2017
  • Melbourne, North Carolina

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Mrs. Mildred Odell Hodges Lucas, 94, formerly of Thomasville, went to be with the Lord on Christmas Day, 2017 at the Brookshire in Melbourne, FL.
Mrs. Lucas was born on April 22, 1923 in Big Sandy, WV, a daughter of the late Edgar and Louella Hodges. She attended Ashmore Business College and had worked as a manager for North State Telephone Company for over 42 years. She was also a longtime member of Fair Grove United Methodist Church.
In her youth, Mrs. Lucas especially enjoyed boating and skiing. She will be remembered as a classy lady who loved flowers, was an avid reader, and an accomplished piano player.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Robert Blaine Lucas; siblings, Ruby Craver, Kathleen Hill, Robert Hodges, and Vestal Hodges; and daughter-in-law, Gayle Lucas.
Surviving are her son, Keith Lucas of Melbourne, FL; granddaughter, Tammy Thompson of Merritt Island, FL; two great grandchildren; five great-great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A Funeral Service will be held at 2 pm Friday, Dec. 29 in the chapel of Thomasville Funeral Home with Rev. Nathan Snider officiating. Burial will follow in the Fair Grove United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
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