Peggy E. (Sims) Lucas 89, of Frankfort, Ind., passed away at 8:22 p.m. Tuesday evening, May 27, 2014 at Wesley Manor Retirement Community. Born November 17, 1924 in Clinton County to Mark & Catharine “Katie” (Thompson) Sims. She married Everett N. Lucas, 2nd Lieutenant Air Corps, on September 25, 1943 in Muskogee, Oklahoma. He preceded her in death on November 4, 2012. Peggy graduated from Jackson Township High School in 1942 and then attended Purdue University. She was a member of the Purdue women’s club choir. She worked for Curtis-Wright Company, Indianapolis during her husband’s duty at a Texas Army Airfield. Peggy was active as a member of the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church, in a Women’s Circle, as a choir member and making sure that her children attended Sunday school. She was a member of Psi Iota Xi Sorority. She gave many donations to very worthy organizations of her choice. Also she was a wonderful grandmother, who was called on many times to babysit. Peggy enjoyed gardening, and living out in the country watching the crops progression. Many dogs and cats were a part of her life as well. Peggy and Everett enjoyed spending time at their winter home in Cape Coral, Florida.
Visitation and Services
Services will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday, June 1, 2014 at Wesley Manor Chapel, with visitation beginning one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Green Lawn Cemetery. The family would appreciate donations to the Humane Society of Clinton County or The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), envelopes will be available.
two daughters, Andrea L. Shriver and Jacqueline (Joseph) Snyder, both of Frankfort; one son, Rett Lucas of Frankfort; three grandsons, Todd (Gail) Shriver of Reynolds, Kyle (Sabrina) Cook of Nashville, Tenn. And Alex Snyder of Muncie, five great grandchildren, Lexi, Taylor and Ryan Shriver and Makenzie and Ava Cook, and several first cousins on the Sims side.