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Naomi Catherine Luckett

Visitation:
Friday, June 4, 2004 from 4 to 8 p.m. Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia, Missouri.
Service:

Saturday, June 5, 2004 at 10 a.m. at Waters Funeral Chapel in Vandalia, Missouri.
Officiating will be: Rev. Marvin Jones.
Music provided by: selected favorite hymns.
Interment will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery near Perry, Missouri.
Pallbearers: grandchildren, Burke Standley, Terry Standley, Angelia Silvey, Dennis Capps, Duaine Duvel and Yvonne Capps.

Naomi Catherine (Church) Luckett passed away at home unexpectedly during the mid-morning hours of Wednesday, June 2, 2004. Her biological mother, Hulda died when Naomi was only three. She was raised by her grandparents and her father and stepmother, Edna Alma (Connor) Church. Naomi had been a resident of the Vandalia area since 1958, moving here from rural Perry, Missouri. After her marriage to Plessie Luckett in 1941, they moved to rural Eolia, Missouri for a short time and then to rural Perry. Naomi and Plessie farmed northeast of Vandalia for many years. She was a seamstress for over 15 years at Glen Elder and Bobbie Brooks Garment factories. Naomi was baptized into the Pentecostal Church but has attended Southside Baptist Church in Vandalia for the past several years. She enjoyed growing flowers and fishing.

Born: December 29, 1922 in Elsberry, Missouri the daughter of Edward Oren and Hulda Virginia (Kitson) Church.

Married: Plessie Carver Luckett on October 28, 1941 in Bowling Green, Missouri; he preceded her in death on December 15, 1982.

Survivors include: two daughters, Hazel Standley of Curryville and Mary Pilkington of Bowling Green; two brothers, James Edward Church of Clarksville, Missouri and Kenneth Elmo Church of Tacoma, Washington; one sister, Lula Mae Brower of Clarksville, Missouri; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.

Preceded in death by: two brothers, Lionel Church and Aaron Church; one sister, Mildred Taylor.

Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.


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