Lucy Stacey

Thursday, January 10, 2002

Lucy Evelyn Stacey, 93, of Cullowhee, N.C., died Monday, Jan. 7, 2002, at Skyland Care Center, following a brief illness.

She was born at Bloomfield, Mo., daughter of Matt and Melinda Jane Stephens. She married Rufus Stacey, who preceded her in death.

Stacey had lived in Jackson County, N.C., the past two years.

Survivors include a daughter, Beverly Colvard of Sylva, N.C.; three sons, Delvis Stacey of Williston, Fla., Joe Stacey of Cullowhee, Robert Stacey of Rose City, Mich.; three brothers, Joe Stephens of Cape Girardeau, Harvey Stephens of Advance, Mo., Charles Stephens of Bloomfield; 23 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Funeral will be at 2 p.m. today at Melton-Riddle Funeral Home in Sylva. The Revs. G.D. Phillips, Steve Bialy and Timothy Rall will officiate. Burial will be in Old Mother Cemetery in Robbinsville, N.C.

Friends may call at 1 p.m. today at the funeral home.