Geraldine Celeste Lackey
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Geraldine Celeste Lackey, age 89, died at Centennial Medical Center in Nashville, TN on July 9, 2011.
She was born to Jess and Zula Moore Readey, who ran a grocery near the banks of the Tennessee River. She swam daily, often across the river and back again.
Although when she married and moved to Parsons, she always had a love for Perryville and remained a life long member of Perryville Baptist Church.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Herman Lackey; son-in-law, David Curtis.
She is survived by three children, Charlotte Curtis, Ronald (Sandra) Lackey and Karen (Larry) Hamm all of Parsons, TN; eight grandchildren, Alan (Pam) Lackey, Stephanie Harris, Tara (Tracy) Hendrix, Daryl (Tracy) Hamm, Anthony (Devon) Curtis, Amy (Craig) Hendrix, Chris (Becky) Curtis and Brent (Jenny) Lackey; nineteen great grandchildren, Cameron Butler, Danielle Hamm, Lauren Rhodes, Ryan Lackey, Celeste Butler, Caitlin Butler, Justin Holmes, Krista Hendrix, Josh Lackey, Tyler Hamm, Jacob Holmes, Ann Marie Hamm, Cade Curtis, Katy Beth Hendrix, Frank Starr, Cole Lackey, Aubrey Curtis, Drew and Anna Gore; one great great grandchild, Kobe Azbill.
Services will be 2 p.m., Monday at Perryville Baptist Church. Interment to follow at Crossroads Cemetery.
Visitation will be at Parsons Mortuary on Sunday, July 10th from 10 a.m. til 10 p.m. and Monday, July 11th from 10 a.m. til 1 p.m.
Parsons Mortuary, 731-847-3441. Obit Line, 731-845-1980
Published in The Jackson Sun on July 10, 2011