Helen Lucas, age 86 years old, long-time Great Bend resident, passed away on Wednesday afternoon, Jan. 16, 2019, in Savannah Ga. Helen was born Sept. 15, 1932, in Great Bend, Kan., to Connett and Velma Brown (Riley).
Helen is survived by three brothers, Chester Brown wife Rowena Brown, Charles Brown and Cecil Brown and wife Odessa Brown. Deceased sibling Lois White and Carl Brown. She is also survived by her children Michael Lucas and wife Alma Lucas, Savannah Ga., Deborah Reece, Richmond Hills, Ga., Ann Perry and husband Mack Perry, Arkansas City, Kan., Velma Sykes, Sacramento Calif., Calvinita Lewis, Portland, Ore., Carl Lucas, Portland, Ore., and LiAnna Keith and husband Leroy Keith, Great Bend, Kan. One deceased son Calvin Lucas; 28 grandchildren and a host of great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren and nieces and nephews and other relatives.
Helen’s Home-going services will be at Charter Funeral Home, 2115 Washington Street, Great Bend, Kan., Friday, Jan. 25, 2019 at 10 a.m. Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Thursday Jan. 24, 2019. Memorials may be sent to Myers Chapel AME.
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Jan. 20, 2019