Ann Lucas, 84, wife of W.D. Lucas, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014, at her home.

Born in Florence, she was a daughter of the late Dr. D.O. and Charlotte Foster Holman. She was a retired cafeteria manager at Christian Academy in Manning.

Survivors besides her husband of 65 years of Sumter include a son, David Lucas (Karen) of Columbia; a daughter, Charlotte Lucas of the home; a brother, Dr. David Holman (Pat) of York; a sister, the Rev. Adrienne Anderson (the Rev. Lyn) of Lake View; six grandchildren, Capt. Clifford Dean Lucas (Michele), Andrew Lucas (Michelle), Cecilia Lucas, Stephanie Laitenen, Micheal Lucas and William Lucas; and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by a son, William Dean Lucas Jr.

Funeral services were held Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, in the chapel of Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home with the Rev. Adrienne Anderson and the Rev. Lyn Anderson officiating. Burial followed in Evergreen Memorial Park cemetery.

The family received friends prior to services at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to a charity of one’s choice.

Online condolences may be left for the family at

Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home and Crematory, 221 Broad St. in Sumter, handled arrangements. (803) 775-9386.


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