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Ida Lee Lucas

1937 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Viewing will be Wednesday, May 10, 2017 from 4:00pm-8:00pm at Miller Jones Mortuary, 1835 N. Perris Blvd, Perris, CA 92571. Funeral Services will be Thurs, May 11, 2017, 10:00 am at St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church located at 1355 W 21st St., San Bernardino, CA 92411.
Mrs. Lucas was 79 and longtime resident of California. She passed away on 4/26/17, Wednesday in Altavita Skilled Nursing/Rehabilitation. She was born on August 30, 1937, in Calhoun, LA, daughter of Ananias Rock Young and Mattie Lee Debuwr (both preceding in death). Mrs. Lucas was a devoted stewardess at St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church. After relocation to Riverside, CA, she continued her stewardess with becoming a member of Bethel AME in Perris, CA.
She married August 30, 1959 (on her birthday) to Ellsworth J. Lucas Jr. (Luke). Retired from the United States Air Force as Chief Master Sergeant and preceded her in death 9/27/2000.
Surviving is one sister Lelia Mae Gilkey; three sons, Ellsworth J. Lucas III "Luke" (Hemali), Melvin Lucas (Sherri), John Lucas (Vivian) and daughter-in-law Linda Lucas, ten grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren; host of family and friends. Preceding in death son Charles E. Lucas, grandson Charles E Lucas Jr., four brothers Ananias Young, Milton Young, Johnny B Young, and James Young.
Published in Press-Enterprise on May 10, 2017
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