Lorna Celestine Lucksinger Arbuckle

Lorna Lucksinger Arbuckle

Lorna Arbuckle (Lucksinger), age 76, a native of Coleman County, TX, went home on Sunday, May 4th, 2014, in Beaumont, TX. Funeral services will be held in Brownwood, TX, at 11:00am, Thursday, May 8th, 2014, in the Davis-Morris Funeral Home Chapel; Bill Slaymaker will officiate the services. Burial will follow in May Cemetery. The family will receive friends and guests from 9:30am-11:00am, Thursday, May 8th, prior to the funeral services.

Lorna Celestine Arbuckle (Lucksinger) was born on July 16th, 1937 in Santa Anna, TX, to Fred and Lorna Grace Luckinger. She graduated from May High School in 1956. Lorna worked in business administration at several universities including: Rice University, University of Central Florida, and University of Louisiana-Monroe; as well as working as a controller for Miller Drilling. She was a passionate political activist, a proud conservative, and a true American patriot. Lorna was strong in her Christian faith and served the Lord with all her heart. She had many passions and hobbies; Lorna was an amazing cook with an extensive recipe collection. Because of her wonderful recipe collection she was able to put together cookbooks for friends and family. Lorna loved to sing and was a self-taught pianist, learning to play by ear. Lorna's greatest love was for her family, to whom she dedicated her entire life to caring for and was willing to do whatever was necessary to see that through. Lorna was a loving mother, grandmother, and sister, and will be dearly missed by all that knew her.

Ms. Arbuckle was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Lorna Lucksinger; a brother, Fred "Sonny" Lucksinger; and an infant sister, Patricia Ann Lucksinger.

She leaves behind, to cherish her memory, 3 children, Dr. Lorna Kathleen Sheriff and husband Steve of Nacogdoches, TX, Laura Kinnaird and husband Lt. Col. Tommy C. Kinnaird (Ret) of Orange, TX, and Billy Arbuckle, Jr. and wife Robin of Orlando, Florida; a brother, Arthur Lucksinger and wife Rose Marie of Austin, Tx; 12 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren, 2 nieces, and 1 nephew.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Wounded Warrior Project or May Cemetery Association in Ms. Arbuckle's honor. Condolences, memories, and messages may be left for the family by visiting davidmorrisfuneralhome.com

Davis-Morris Funeral Home

Brownwood TX

Funeral Home

Davis-Morris Funeral Home
800 Center Ave Brownwood, TX 76801
(325) 646-5555

Published in The News Star on May 8, 2014