Stillwater News Press

October 31, 2012

Sallie Lucas

Stillwater NewsPress

— Services for Sallie Lois Lucas, 79, of Fitzhugh, formerly of Stillwater, are 11:00 a.m. Saturday at the Fitzhugh Baptist Church, near Ada. Burial will follow at East Hill Cemetery in Roff.

Mrs. Lucas died Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 at a Norman hospital. She was born April 1, 1933 in Stillwater, Okla., to Rueben Brigham Atwell and Nettie Hogan Atwell. She graduated from high school and attended Oklahoma A & M.

She married Billy Joe Lucas on June 15, 1952 in Stillwater, Okla. He preceded her in death on Nov. 11, 2002. Mrs. Lucas was employed with the Department of Human Services as a secretary in Walters, Pauls Valley and later Sulphur, retiring in 1989. She was a member of the Fitzhugh Baptist Church where she was active with various activities. She was a member of a flower arrangement association and had served as the director of the Banner and Arbuckle Women’s Missionary Union.

Survivors include her children, Billy Joe Lucas Jr. and wife Debbie, of Mustang, Lester Lee Lucas and wife Susan of Johnson, Kan., and David Lynn Lucas and wife Lisa of Roff; her grandchildren, Cary John Lucas, Jeremy Chad Lucas, Jason Eric Lee Lucas, Ashley Kay Lucas, Scott Alan Lucas and wife Sharlee, Jonathan Ray Lucas, Stephanie Lynn Adams, and Amy Teresa Rorabaugh; and her great grandchildren, Chase Lucas, Bryan Lucas, Alisa Lucas and Stacy Lucas.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; a son, Larry Louis Lucas on July 14, 2000; a brother, John Franklin Atwell in September, 1968; and a sister, Emma LaVerne Strickland on Nov. 11, 2002.

Obituaries may be viewed and online condolences sent to

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada

Those who wish may make memorials to the Fitzhugh Baptist Church, P. O. Box 177, Fitzhugh, OK 74843