Vernon Lucas

Published 12:17 am Sunday, March 29, 2009

Vernon Lucas, 74, of Picayune passed away Thursday, March 16, 2009 at Highland Community Hospital. A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Vernon, a native of Arkansas, was a boat captain and a Baptist.

He was preceded in death by: his grandmother, Alice Lucas; parents, Robert and Mary Wells Lucas; brother, Floyd Lucas; and sisters, Christine Sullivan, Emeline Byerly and Evelyn Colburn.

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He is survived by: his wife of 46 years, Edna Robin Lucas of Picayune; sons, David Lucas of Arkansas and Kenneth Lucas of Louisiana; daughter, Roxanne Lucas Edwards of Picayune; brother, Robert Lucas of Mississippi; sister, Dorris Ann of Arkansas; eight grandchildren; and ten great-grandchildren.

Arrangements are under the direction of Picayune Funeral Home and Crematory.