Lafayette W. Lucas

Published 5:00 am Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Services for Lafayette W. Lucas, of Collins, will be held at 11a.m. on Friday, May 30, at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church inSilver Creek with burial in Lucas Tabernacle Cemetery. The Rev.Phillip Clark will officiate. Washington Funeral Home in Tylertownis in charge of arrangements.

Visitation is Thursday from 6 until 8 p.m. at the church.

Mr. Lucas, 90, died May 21, 2008, at Covington County Hospitalin Collins. He was born in Silver Creek on Feb. 6, 1918, to WillisW. Lucas and Narcissa White-Lucas.

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He was a carpenter. He was a United States Army veteran.

Preceding him in death were his parents; his wife, Thelma Lucas;four brothers and three sisters.

Survivors are his brothers, Willis W. Lucas, of Woodlands,Texas, and Smith D. (Charlene) Lucas, of Conroe, Texas; hissisters-in-law, Victoria Lucas, of Memphis, Tenn., Dorothy Lucas,of Las Vegas, Nev., and Marjorie Lucas, of Silver Creek.