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Lucille "‘Sid’" Lankton(1920-2012)

CARROLLTON, Ky.-Lucille "Sid" Lankton, 92, passed away in her Carrollton home Dec. 20, 2012.
A memorial service will be held in early 2013, and will be announced at a later time. Tandy-Eckler-Riley Funeral Home, 809 Highland Ave., Carrollton, was entrusted with arrangements.
Sid received her degree as a registered nurse from the University of Michigan. She retained a life-long passion for helping others. She was a selfless volunteer in the Carroll County Hospital gift shop for many years. She was also a dedicated member of the PEO, and held several positions as an officer within this organization.
Sid and Bud returned to Carrollton in 1977 following Bud's retirement from Dow Corning. They had lived in many different places during their working lives, but chose Carrollton as their retirement home because they liked it the best. They were members of the Carrollton United Methodist Church.
Sid was proud of her family, and her family was equally proud of Sid. She was a wonderful wife, mother, and role model to all.
Sid is survived by her three sons, Mark Lankton, Steve Lankton, and Scott Lankton; her two granddaughters, Sara Watson and Holly Lankton; and her two great-grandchildren, Lily and Brady Watson.
Sid was preceded in death by her husband; her two daughters, Susan Lankton and Lee Lankton Pearson; and her grandson, Tyler Pearson.
Published in The News-Democrat on Dec. 26, 2012
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