Rebecca U. Lucy, age 91, of Greenville, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, October 9, 2016 at 12:37 AM at her residence. She was born on July 19, 1925 in Altavista, Virginia, to the late William Posey & Lulu (Scruggs) Unrue.
She is survived by her children, Laurence Jesse (Jill) Lucy of Michigan, Joyce Anne (Francisco Tabora) Lucy of Germany, James Walter Lucy of Nevada, William Paul (Cindy Curtner) Lucy of Ohio and David Lee (Karyl) Lucy of South Carolina; grandchildren, Chris, Scott, Rosalie, Justin, Tyler, Jean, Sean, Terri, Christie, Blake, David, Rachel, Josh and Sarah; 15 great grandchildren; brother, William Posey Unrue Jr.; as well as various nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Jesse James Lucy; grandson, Kenneth Paul Lucy; great granddaughter, Rebecca Marcella Lucy; and four sisters, Fanny, Edna, Mildred and Nora.
After she graduated high school, she was active in the USO and worked at Newport News Virginia Shipyard until her marriage. She also worked at University of Michigan while her husband was earning his degree there. She trained as a florist and ran a floral shop in Fairfield, Ohio. She worked at Helen’s Flowers in Greenville and Marsh. She enjoyed crafts, sewing and especially designing and making quilts. All her family benefited from her creative talents. She always helped anyone in need and donated to various charities. She will be missed by all who knew her, especially her family. She was a grand lady.
There will be a private service held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of Zechar Bailey Funeral Home, Greenville, Ohio.
It is the wishes of the family that memorial contributions be given to the Salvation Army. Condolences for the family may be sent to www.zecharbailey.com