Lucas, Mary Frances

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Mary Frances Lucas, 89, of Blacksburg Va., passed away on Monday, September 20, 2010, at Westminster Canterbury in Virginia Beach where she had received excellent care. Frances was born on January 21, 1921, in Botetourt County to Dennis and Eloise Clinebell and was the youngest of nine children. Frances was a lifelong resident of the Blacksburg community and member of Blacksburg Presbyterian Church. She was preceded in death in 2001 by her husband of 54 years, William H. Lucas. Frances is survived by her three sons, Charles H. Lucas, of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., David W. Lucas and wife, Laurie, of Venice, Fla., and Miles W. Lucas, of Virginia Beach, Va.; three grandchildren, USN Petty Officer 3rd Class Eric W. Lucas, of Charleston, S.C., Grant D. Lucas, of Portland, Ore., and Paige J. Lucas, of Chesapeake, Va.; in addition to nieces and nephews. At Frances’ request, there will be no funeral or viewing. Internment Services will be at Roselawn Memorial Gardens 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 10, 2010, followed by Celebration of Life Memorial Service scheduled for 3:30 p.m. at the Blacksburg Presbyterian Church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Blacksburg Presbyterian Church, Wesminster Canterbury of Virginia Beach, 3100 Shore Dr., Virginia Beach, Va. 23451 or to the Alzheimer’s Foundation.