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Obituary of Shirley L. Lucas, 84


Shirley L. Lucas, 84, of Howard passed on to be with the Lord on Sunday, August 5, 2018. She was born April 1, 1934, she was the daughter of the late Lloyd and Sarah Justice Gardner.

She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years, Malvin Lucas, sons Lloyd ( Connie) Poorman and Doug Poorman, and daughter Cynthia Poorman. She will also be greatly missed by her grandchildren, Lynette( Jeff) Harter, Collette Eggler, Guy " Bunk" Poorman, and Tova( Tyler) Capozzi, eight great- grandchildren, three great-great grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild to be born in September, sisters Betty Kunes and Darlene "Sparkle" Witmer, numerous nieces, nephews, and other family.

Shirley was a hard- working woman her entire life and loved by her family. Her faithful, loving husband was her primary caregiver for the 13 years she was bedridden in their home. Never leaving her side, he was truly a loyal example of Christ's love for us.

Shirley, known as " Gram" by most, made a tremendous impact on all her family members and was truly the glue that held the family together.Along with her parents, she was preceded by her daughter Sarah Louis Lucas who passed away at birth, and two sisters, Sondra Bartley and Laura Ertley.

A memorial service will be held at the convenience of the family.

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Name of Deceased

Shirley L. Lucas



Date of Death


Date of Birth


Funeral Home

Kader-Neff Funeral Home

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