Peggy Hilton (Sowell) Lucas

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LANCASTER – Mrs. Peggy Hilton Sowell Lucas, 86, passed away Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, at Piedmont Medical Center in Rock Hill.
She was born Feb. 13, 1932, in Jefferson, a daughter of the late James Gilliam Sowell and Laura Hilton Sowell. She was the wife of the late George William Lucas.
Mrs. Lucas retired from Louisville Cement Company in Louisville, Ky. She was employed with the Lancaster Telephone Company for 10 years before moving to Kentucky. She graduated from Flat Creek High School. She was also a volunteer with Springs Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and a member of the Springs Hospital Senior Circle. She was a very devoted member of Hopewell United Methodist Church and was a member of the Young at Heart.
Mrs. Lucas is survived by her daughter, Teresa Meeks and her husband, Jeff; three grandchildren, William Jason Wemes (Sandy), Jeffrey Allen Wemes (Shirley) and Jeffrey Thomas Meeks; five great-grandchildren, Austin Wemes, Hannah Boykin, Kristin Wemes, Ciara Wemes and Cameron Meeks; and an unofficially adopted great-grandson, Richard "Boo" Hammond.
Mrs. Lucas was preceded in death by a very special friend, Pack Horton. They were companions and special friends for nearly 20 years until he passed away in 2016. She was also preceded in death by four brothers, James R. Sowell, Leroy Sowell, Thomas Elmore Sowell and Ira Sowell; and a sister, Ruth Sowell.
The celebration of life funeral service for Mrs. Lucas is 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23, at Hopewell United Methodist Church, officiated by the Revs. Candice Sloan and Randy Mellichamp. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 22, at Burgess Funeral Home and suggest memorial contributions be made to Hopewell United Methodist Church, 3734 Heyward Hough Road, Lancaster, SC 29720 or to , 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or www.stjude.org.
Burgess Funeral Home and Crematory is caring for the family of Mrs. Lucas.
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Published in The Lancaster News on Sept. 21, 2018
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