Betty Louise Lucas, 86, of Leon, died Thursday, April 18, 2013 at Lakepoint Nursing Facility, El Dorado. Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Blankenship Cemetery, Rosalia.
Betty Lucas was born on Jan. 20, 1927 in El Dorado, the daughter of Earnest and Viola (Demo) Carter. She graduated from El Dorado High School and was a homemaker. She had attended Little Walnut Baptist Church and love to crochet, sew, tap dance, cooking and farming.
On Dec. 30, 1944 Betty Carter and Bill Lucas were united in marriage. He preceded her in death on Nov. 30, 2004.
Those who survive include a son, Mark Lucas and his wife LuAnne of Leon; daughters, Sherry Lucas of Derby and Rene’ and Ken Kehres of El Dorado; four grandchildren, Jamie Ballard and Jeremy Ballard, both of Leon, and Jenifer Armstrong and Jason Lucas, both of Wichita; and seven great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband and one brother, Robert.
Memorials for her memory to the American Cancer Society may be left at Carlson Funeral Home, who are in charge of the arrangements. Condolences to the family can be sent to www.carlsoncolonial.com.