On November 16, 2013, at age 97, Lucille Ihrie Greaves of Ormond Beach gave up her tenacious grip on this life and left behind a legacy of accomplish-ments, public service, and decendants. Born June 2, 1916 to Harry A. and Jennie Ihrie in LaGrange and reared in Avilla, Indiana, she was a proud member of her high school state women's basketball team and attended Indiana University. She married Fred Greaves of Louisville, KY, had two children and moved to Daytona Beach in 1949. She and her husband ran various businesses. Following Fred's death in 1974, Lucille was director of purchasing for ITT Development of Palm Coast until her retirement. From her retirement until age 92, she delivered meals-on-wheels and worked as a teacher's aide at Osceola Elementary school, helping many area students with their reading skills. She was named Volusia County Schools' Volunteer of the Year. Additionally, she was an active member of the Stroker's Club and the Pilot Club that, due to her efforts, was the first local organization to participate in the Adopt-A-Highway program. She is survived by daughter Judy Conte (Jack Battenfield) and son Jon F. Greaves (Anita) who have continued her dedication to community and public service. Grandchildren, Merit Greaves, Mandy Strong, Danny Greaves, Dana Conte, Jenny Biesecker, and David Conte. Great-grandchildren William Greaves, Hannah Strong, Nathan Strong, Jordan Biesecker, Adan Conte, Ava Conte, Charlie Conte, Kate Conte, and Ainsleigh Conte. Memorial service for Lucille will be held Monday, November 18, 2013 at 11:00 am at Dale Woodward Funeral Home, 167 Ridgewood Ave, Holly Hill with Chaplain Jim Smith officiating. Friends wishing to call and pay their respects may do so Monday from 10:00 am until the service time at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to Promise to Kate (www.promisetokate.org) 12940 Chet's Creek Dr. S, Jacksonville, FL 32224. Condolences to the family may be sent to www.dalewoodwardfuneralhomes.com
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Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on Nov. 17, 2013