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Lucille Lucas 1933 - 2018

Lucille Lucas, 85, passed away Oct. 3, 2018, at Medicalodges of Great Bend. She was born Sept. 12, 1933, at Levelland, Texas, to Euris and Henrietta (Luker) Meaders. She married Gerald Lucas, July 26, 1953, at Frederick, Okla. 

Coming from Enid, Oklahoma in 1964, Lucille was a Great Bend resident. She graduated from Loveland, Oklahoma, High School with the Class of 1951 and the Phillips University in Oklahoma with her Bachelor’s degree in Education. She taught English at the Harrison Jr High and Harrison Middle School in Great Bend, for 31 years, retiring July 1, 1995. She was a leader of the Bethel Guardian of Job Daughters in Great Bend for 8 1/2 years. She held memberships in GBEA, NEA, KNEA, Eastern Star, KAMLE Association. Lucille loved teaching and her students and was an avid quilter.   

Survivors include, husband Gerald of the home; son Gary Lucas and wife JoAnne of Ottawa; one sister, Louise Courtney of Hobart, Okla.; and three grandchildren, Rosalyn Lucas, Ben Lucas and Alex Lucas. She was preceded in death by a sister, Lucie Williams. 

Visitation will be held, Friday, Oct. 12, 2018, from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., at Bryant Funeral Home, with family receiving friends from 6-8 p.m. Funeral Service will be held 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, at Bryant Funeral Home, with Celebrant JoAnne Lucas presiding. Interment will be in the Great Bend Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to the Great Bend Middle School Library Book Fund, in care of Bryant Funeral Home. Condolences may be sent and notice viewed at

Funeral arrangements provided by

Bryant Funeral Home

1425 Patton Road

Great Bend, KS  67530

Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, Oct. 7, 2018