Cora Luckett Alexander Clancey
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Funeral Services for Cora Luckett Alexander Clancey will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, November 26, 2013 at St. James Episcopal Church with The Very Reverend Fred Tinsley officiating. Interment will follow Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Pineville under the direction of John Kramer & Son Funeral Home.
Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Monday, November 25, 2013 at the funeral home.
Cora Luckett Alexander Clancey, 89, of Alexandria passed away on Sunday, November 24, 2013, in Grace Home Hospice Care.
She is preceded in death by her parents William L. and Frances George Harrington Alexander; and one sister Frances Morris.
Cora was born on April 11, 1924 in Alexandria, Louisiana and attended school at Westend Elementary. She graduated from Bolton High School in 1941. After graduation she went on to college at Newcomb College and then continued her education at L.S.U. where she graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Spanish and a Minor in English.
Cora returned to Alexandria and married Harrison Beesley Clancey, Jr. in 1957. She began employment with the City of Alexandria and retired from Balfour Graduation Ring Company. Cora was a member of: Alexandria Junior League, the National Society of Colonial Dames of Louisiana and the Loyal Order of Moose Lodge in Alexandria. She was also a den mother for the Boy Scouts of America. Cora was a lifelong member of St. James Episcopal Church. She loved to dance, cook, garden, host parties and play bridge. Cora was a loving wife, mother, sister and friend to many. She will be dearly missed.
Those left to cherish her memories include her husband of 56 years Harrison Beesley Clancey, Jr.; her four sons: William "Bill" Alexander Clancey and his wife Rita of Deville, Henry Chase Clancey of Alexandria, Thomas Johnson Clancey and his wife Pam of New Iberia, and Daniel Webster Clancey and his wife Lisa of Jesup, GA; her grandchildren: Mandy, Thomas, Kelly, Nicholas and Sara; her great grandchildren: Mavrick and Mason; her sister Cynthia Thompson of Alexandria, and numerous nieces and nephews.
Pallbearers honored to serve will be her sons and grandsons.
To extend online notes of condolences to the Clancey Family please visit us at www.kramerfunerals.com.
Published in The Town Talk on Nov. 25, 2013